Keeping an eye on the lake level

Historically flooding in Helston has been linked to water backing up in Loe Pool lake and therefore led to the practice of ‘breaking the bar’, as explained on the Loe Bar page. You can keep an eye on the current level of Loe Pool lake here.

Contemporary thinking in catchment management has re-focused the Forum’s attention on activities upstream. This thought provoking article by George Monbiot argues for looking upstream.

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