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North Walsham and Dilham canal to be refilled with water bbc.co.uk

A 19th Century waterway that is thought to have been dry for more than half a century is to be refilled with water. The North Walsham and Dilham canal is Norfolk's only sailing canal with locks. It was originally nearly nine miles (14.5km) long but became neglected after falling out of commercial use in the 1930s. Restoration work by volunteers has seen one mile (1.6km) mile of the canal opened for navigation. A three-quarter mile section of the privately-owned canal is soon to be refilled with water.... click for full story