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#572388 - 30th Aug 2011 12:20pm Mersey Basin and Dee among most improved rivers
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#572392 - 30th Aug 2011 12:43pm Re: Mersey Basin and Dee among most improved rivers [Re: rhoobarb2002]
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Well i had a crap in it the other day and i must say it was loverly!

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#572514 - 30th Aug 2011 5:05pm Re: Mersey Basin and Dee among most improved rivers [Re: rhoobarb2002]
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As well as regular trips on the Woodside Ferry, I used to go to the I.O.M. most years with Mum & Dad on the steamers. The contrast between the diluted Oxtail Soup/gunge in the Mersey and the almost crystal clear water in Douglas Harbour was amazing. You could see the vessel's screws, rudder and even the bottom in places. Fascinating, when the visibility in the Mersey was about 0.05" !!

Because of the mud in the upper reaches that gets scoured down on the ebb, it will never be 100% clear. At least it's not just an open sewer anymore.

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