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The steamer operators have been doing this for years. It's become popular amongst some religious groups notably Hindus. I've seen dozens in the weir stream at Boveney and fielded several complaints about it but ash is sterile and water treatment companies pump far worse into the Thames.Saw two pleasure boats today perform two services between Ravens Ait and Harts.
The same happened a couple of weeks ago, is this a new revenue stream ? No pun intended!
Apologies I meant Ravens and Thames Ditton. Old water works basically.It's been an established practice for years all along the length of the river (but is not permitted within 1KM upstream of any water extraction points).
Between Raven's Ait and Harts is a popular location.
It may be happening more frequently at the moment as the service could not be provided during lockdown so there is some catching up to do.
Sometimes happens off the bridges as well.
Thousands are dying per day of Covid in Britain according to the media. So yes there will be extra ash bashes.Apologies I meant Ravens and Thames Ditton. Old water works basically.
I have seen the odd one over the years but not two in a matter of hours !
As you say, maybe a backlog.