Help us gain bathing water recognition for Llyn Padarn

Maintaining good water quality in Llyn Padarn is essential to protect the health and well-being of the local residents and visitors who swim and paddle on the lake. We believe that achieving Bathing Waters designation for Llyn Padarn under the Bathing Water Directive (2006/7/EC) would be an important driver to.

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Returning the Arctic Charr

Remember back in December 2012 we covered the collection of Padarn Arctic charr eggs and sperm (milt)? The fish were caught at their spawning beds in the Afon y Bala, at the top of the lake and the fertilised eggs taken to the Mawddach hatchery near Dolgellau. After being incubated in.

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Where does all the water go?

When you flush the toilet, pour water in your sink or empty the bath, the water obviously goes somewhere…..but do you know where and what happens to it? Last week the Loving our Lake team sent out copies of ‘Looking after your septic tank: A guide and logbook for householders’.

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The Results – Winter Rubbish Walk, Paddle and Swim

This brave Santa collected rubbish from Llyn Padarn at the recent ‘Winter Rubbish Walk, Paddle and Swim’ held in partnership with the ‘Loving our Lake’ project, the North Wales Environmental Charter Group, Surf-Lines, Keep Wales Tidy, Barefoot Wine UK and Gwynedd Council. The team at ‘Loving our Lake’, who organised.

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Winter Rubbish Walk, Paddle and Swim

The team at ‘Loving our Lake’ are inviting local residents and businesses to join them for a winter rubbish walk, paddle and swim on Sunday 1st December at 2pm, meeting at Surf-lines, Y Glyn, Llanberis. Now the vegetation has died down this is an ideal time to remove rubbish from.

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Looking After Your Septic Tank

News Release: The ‘Loving our Lake’ project team is asking local residents and businesses in the Llanberis area to ‘Love their septic tanks’ and take action to ensure the well-being of Llyn Padarn. A guide and logbook for householders is being launched this week to help them keep their septic.

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HWYL I BAWB 2013

The ‘Hwyl I Bawb’, 1km Kids Race was held as part of the Ras Ryngwladol yr Wyddfa – International Snowdon Race. We gave ‘Loving Our Lake’ goodie bags to the children. We would like to thank our sponsors ‘Ecover UK’ for the bottles of phosphate free…

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We Love Our Lake

The team at ‘Loving Our Lake’ got together local lake lovers to share their love for Llyn Padarn on film. The project is looking for people to join in the fun and be filmed showing their support. If you want to be added to the film, then get in touch with emma@snowdonia-active.com.

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BBC Interview June 13th

We are on the BBC website and you can listen to the interview with Dr Emma Edwards-Jones, ‘Loving our Lake’ Project Manager, Heidi Petch-Jones, Gallt-y-Glyn and Phil Nelson, Surf-linesLtd. “The main culprit is the chemical phosphorous – one of the prominent cleaning…

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Llanberis children become water experts

Llanberis children become water experts thanks to Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water. Pupils from Ysgol Dolbadarn in Llanberis recently spent a day learning about their local water and wastewater network as part of a Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water education visit to their school…

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