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    Knocking a pipe under a road

    Google says there is a company at Barney doing this https://find-and-update.company-information.service.gov.uk/company/04979295
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    Solar dose it stack up

    Your likely output over 12 months from a 50 kw system will be around 45,000 KW As low as 10 kw / day in Dec As high as 250 kw day in June
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    Bio gas

    Think @Chippy in Cumbria found it wasn`t straight forward There is a thread somewhere about it
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    Knocking a pipe under a road

    Pray there or no big boulders under the road 😀 Have you someone local with a thrust borer. Can not beat having the right tool for the job
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    I`ve learnt to fly a Microlight

    Looks like the weather beat them before they got the levels right. They did some on the west of the A1 last summer & did a cracking job. Good take of grass seeds on it now
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    I`ve learnt to fly a Microlight

    Edit Just reread you question, That would be the top soil from the opencast on the Blagdon estate that has just been restored This is 1/2 mile further east This what you saw ? https://www.northumberlandia.com/about/about-the-lady/?doing_wp_cron=1643123457.3267290592193603515625 Big art work...
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    Water filtration system ideas

    Ok, that explains why your man is talking about a tank and will include pump and pressure switch.
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    Water filtration system ideas

    As mentioned above the system I have is rated at 20 cu m day (Though we only ever use 19 max ;) ) If you only have 1 house / 2 people then you will be using maybe 1 cu m day. So a much more modest system. Does your borehole pump provide the system pressure. ? Sounds like your man with the...
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    New mid tier agreement?

    Phone RPA. They will confirm your claim is on their system and may give info on when it may be paid
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    Water filtration system ideas

    In my pic above the black units on the top of the cylinders need power. They back flush the cylinders every 24 hours which keeps them maintainace free. Or have done for 6 years so far . there will probably be options for smaller volumes ?
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    Water filtration system ideas

    Iron & Manganese are the usual problems with borehole water. Probably also recommend UV filter to kill any nasties Dales Water at Ripon will be familier with the problem & solutions. They do work in your area Ours is sized at 20 cu m day Think the filtration cost was about £3000 6 years ago...
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    How can I stop our cows wasting silage?

    @Tim G any chance you could create a bunker, chop the grass, problem solved & you don`t have to buy all that wrap, which looks like it could be subject to a tax in the near future.
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    New mid tier agreement?

    Had an email 2 weeks ago saying approval for latest scheme would not be early Jan, but did not specify when Scheme approved last year, fencing & hedging claims were paid in about 6 weeks last winter, Had one last December money in the bank in 3 weeks. Payment for bird areas & buffer area next...
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    1 year grazing ley instead of fallow

    You are doing him a favour. providing a break crop which will enhance his next crop. He should pay you :D
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    concrete floor for house extension

    There is a lot of over designing goes on ( called covering my arse ) Had a signle story sun room built last year. Spec was to go down 800 mm / 1000 mm round the outside. lay 200mm reinforced raft in bottom of hole. build up from there. Took 15 tonne stone to fill up the void, insulation then...
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