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Offline john warburton

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BAGSHAWE CAVERN
« on: August 10, 2019, 11:07:52 am »
There is a very strong smell of petrol or diesel when you get close to the streamway culvert does anyone have any info on this.

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Re: BAGSHAWE CAVERN
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2019, 08:38:28 am »
Thought I'd replied earlier, but appears not. Must not have clicked 'post'

It usually occurs after very heavy rain/floods and I suspect is diesel washed in from Netherwater Farm (which is often like a lorry yard!).  Either they've had a big spill, which has now washed in, or its just collective spills etc that have washed in following the very heavy rain.