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    Re: Ramapo River rock rolling project Saturday (Aug. 10th)

    Quote Originally Posted by Pete View Post
    Sorry, no "wet T-Shirts" this time....
    There was a decent turnout from EJTU, including the chief of the Oakland Emergency Management (RoyB).
    No other "Partner Groups" participated.

    As I understand it the largest remnant of the weir was causing undesirable eddy currents during high water.
    The objective was to reduce it, and widen the openings.
    Attachment 11062

    Rocks to big to handle in a wheel barrel were rigged and dragged to the side.
    Attachment 11063

    Roy's mini tractor came in handy for that.
    Attachment 11064

    Smaller rocks were brought upstream, and used to enlarge and expand the deflector on the east side of the river.
    Attachment 11065

    My back was still out, so I didn't do anything more strenuous than watch.
    I told Rich to consider me a reporter...
    I left around 10 AM.

    Sorry about the picture quality. Right now my bear camera is a cheap cell phone.
    I didn't even know you were there! Didn't see your name on the sign in sheet...

    That's me in green in the bottom picture...watching everyone else work.

    Sorry I didn't get a chance to introduce myself but the work seemed to be effective


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