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Next OPEN MEETING: Tuesday 23 September VERA FLETCHER HALL at 8 pm. All who live or work in Thames Ditton and Weston Green are welcome.

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Milbourne Pond - progress

Following briefings here and in Thames Ditton Today over the past year, and the residents' meeting at All Saints on the subject which followed our last Open Meeting, contractors arrived at short notice on the morning of 21 July to drill the borehole which will test the presence of suitable groundwater in an aquifer perched not far below the surface. We gather informally that they have indeed struck water as expected and are now determining whether flow and purity is sufficient. The activity has the full approval of Elmbridge and is being carried out under the auspices, and with some funding, of the Residents' Association, and from RA County Councillor Peter Hickman's allocation for small projects, with the rest of the funding aised by the local community in various ways. The borehole will be covered immediately the testing is done.

If successful, the intention is to tap into the aquifer (with all due permissions of course) to enable the pond to be topped up. The pond may need reprofiling to provide a body of water less depleted by evaporation, and even an artificial liner perhaps, if the existing size and clay liner are insufficient to retain enough water even with occasional top-ups from a borehole.

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