Lydiate – Those new wind turbines visible from it but over in Great Altcar

Yes I saw them pop up out of nowhere too in the past couple of weeks and also wondered about them.

A cycle along the Cheshire Lines Path as far as United Utilities’ Sewage Treatment Works (actually officially called – Hillhouse Waste Water Treatment Works) in Wood Lane, Great Altcar gave me the answer; they are both within the confines of the works so must have been erected to help power it.

Clearly they were still to be commissioned when I went for a closer look on 30th March and took these photographs:-

2 thoughts on “Lydiate – Those new wind turbines visible from it but over in Great Altcar

  1. David Woodward says:

    Hi regarding the wind turbines at this site.Do you know if any research has been done on the altered flow of wind over this site since they have been built, and any impact on the smells from the sewage treatment dispersal.
    I think this is altering the dispersal pattern and the oder is travelling further than before.
    I have found out that United Utilities are constructing wind turbines on lots of sewage sites.

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