Welsh Water work at Craig Goch Dam, a letter from Welsh Water:
We wrote to you previously to let you know we needed to carry out essential work on Craig Goch
Dam. We are now able to carry out the next phases of our work and we wanted to let you know
what you can expect.
What can you expect?
To allow us to carry out our main work to the pipes and valves which form part of the dam, we need
to set up a temporary access track through the woodland on the western edge of Craig Goch dam
The first phase of our work will begin on Monday 14th February, and we aim to be completed
within a week, dependent on the weather conditions. This will involve felling a small number of
trees to allow safe access for our machinery and equipment. We have appointed an experienced
ecologist who is also a qualified arborist to monitor the works continuously.
Please be assured that we have investigated various options; this method is the safest and most
feasible allowing us to have minimal impact on local environment, visitors and tenants.
The second phase of the work will involve silt removal from the Craig Goch pipe and valve which will
then take place during Spring 2022 which will allow us to start our main upgrading works in June
Nearby residents may notice some noise from our work, but please be assured that we’ll use
mitigation measures where possible to keep disruption to a minimum. If anything changes, we’ll
make sure to let you know.
We’ll be working with Morgan Sindall and their supply chain to get the work done. They’ll be
working Monday to Friday between 8:00am and 5:00pm, but there may be times they need to work
outside of these hours.
Want to find out more?
There are sometimes factors beyond our control that may delay or change the scope of work, but
we’ll always minimise any potential disruption where possible. To find out more visit
www.dwrcymru.com/InYourArea. Any further updates will be published on In Your Area.
We’d like to say thank you for bearing with us while we carry out this work, and we’ll be sure to get
everything done as quickly as we can.
Camille Valmalle – Community Support Officer