As the investigations into the high-profile dam emergency get under way, we speak to the Canal & River Trust's Head of Asset Management Julie Sharman about the possible causes and consequences of the failure

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A navigable but badly silted former canal reservoir near Birmingham is receiving funding for dredging and other improvements

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An East Midlands canal restoration scheme looks set to take an important step forward, with plans to reopen a short length connected to the national navigable network

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A floating festival will celebrate the reopening of Scottish coast-to-coast route in May

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April 2019

The first boat passed through the site of the breach on the Middlewich Arm of the Shropshire Union, after repairs were completed just before Christmas

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Locks, bridges, tunnels, channels and towpaths are all on the agenda for Waterway Recovery Group's restoration volunteers in 2019, as it plans a programme with a slight Midlands flavour to it...

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February 2019

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