Photo by Gerard O'Brien.
Workers of contractor Lund South demolish the upper
sections of the concrete walls in the Water of Leith between
Clyde and Forth Sts this week.
Otago Regional Council engineering manager Ramon Strong said
the contractors were lowering the walls and repairing the
concrete weirs to reduce flood hazard.
''The weirs provide a step and dissipate [water] energy and
they provide cross-bracing to the channel walls. They serve a