2007 Chiswell Beach 

Chiswell Beach – Chesil Bank Portland

The Beach

Project to upgrade existing instrumentation at a series of boreholes and chambers as part of the Flood Defence scheme.Borehole and chamber levels all brought back to a new “mimic” panel in the scheme kiosk and passed to a Telemetry Outstation.
There is an excellent Environment Agency Fact Sheet describing the works to be undertaken :

Please click here for the fact sheet

Chiswell Beach


The neighbours were quite busy and noisy

India Juliet


India Juliet as seen on BBC Seaside Rescue overhead

India Juliet - Portland


New Mimic panel installed in the Masonic Hall EA Kiosk, all levels displayed are in Ordanance Datum Newlyn values
Mimic Panel


One of the 3 boreholes in the shingle depicted vertically on the mimic

one of 3 boreholes


One of the 4 Culvert monitoring tubes as per the horizontal meters on the mimic

culvert monitoring tube


Identification labels were fitted to all the Culvert manhole covers and Boreholes with their respective AOD Datum levels for dipping purposes.

Culvert manhole covers


NB You have been warned !

Warning sign


Culvert Outfall into Portland Harbour

Culvert outfall


GSM Telemetry Kiosk installed on wall

GSM Telemetry Kiosk


New Stainless Stilling tube and Gaugeboard

stilling tube and Gaugeboard

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