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Temps Passé feature which relates to an inspection carried out at Val de la Mare Reservoir dam concerning the ageing of its concrete. The newscutting includes a photograph showing workers drilling to obtain samples. Page number 20A of Waterworks Subject File number 8 of the Jersey Evening Post Photographic Archive.
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|Date||January 1972 - 19 January 1998|
|Names||Jersey New Waterworks Company|
Soil Mechanics Limited
Jersey Evening Post, The
|Keywords||reservoirs | inspections | Dams | Concrete | drilling | newscuttings|
|Places||Val de la Mare Reservoir|
|Level of description||File|
|Creator||Jersey Evening Post, The|
|Access restrictions||Clsoed for Preservation. Please view digital image|
L/A/75/A Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive 1921 to 2003. Comprises photo negatives and film, including glass plate negatives, and contact sheets of photographs, from Jersey’s evening newspaper. Arranged in subject boxes, subject files, and chronologically by year and job number. Also includes photographers’ diaries, some of which are indexed. In addition, there are digital images from 2003 to date
L/A/75/A2 Subject files containing pages of mounted photographic prints, of negatives from the Subject Boxes of the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive 1921 to 1975, with notes
L/A/75/A2/WAT Waterworks Subject Files. Pages of mounted photographic prints of negatives, with notes, which relate to the Jersey New Waterworks Company, and feature water mains, piping, the construction of: dams and reservoirs at Grands Vaux, Val de la Mare, Westmount and Queen's Valley, the Water Filtration Station at Beechfield, Trinity, La Rosiere Desalination Plant, at Corbiere. In addition there are images of the reservoirs of Waterworks Valley: Millbrook, Dannemarche, and Handois, Le Maserline Reservoir, St Catherine, and an Anti Fluoridation Meeting. The prints correspond to the Waterworks Subject Boxes of negatives of the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive, and date from 1948 to 1975
L/A/75/A2/WAT/8 Waterworks Subject File number 8. Pages of mounted photographic prints of negatives, with notes, which relate to the Jersey New Waterworks Company, and feature Dannemarche Reservoir, Grands Vaux Reservoir, the construction and operation of La Rosiere Desalination Plant, a visit by Prince Faisal, an inspection at Val de la Mare Reservoir, and the discovery of a salamander. These correspond to Waterworks Subject Box number 8 of the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive, and date from 1967 to 1972