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Contract 1

Contract 1 comprised the construction three flood storage areas at Blackhouse (Earn Water), Kirkland Bridge (White Cart Water) and Kittoch Bridge (Kittoch Water).

Works associated with Contract 1 commenced in March 2008. The Blackhouse and Kirkland Bridge storage areas were completed in the autumn of 2010. The Kittoch Bridge storage is substantially complete, with the final reinstatement works and planting due to be completed by Spring 2012.

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