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Drill crews and engineers from Mud Bay Drilling and CABO Drilling dig below the waterline to check the structural integrity of the lower dam at Colliery Dam Park Thursday.  - CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin
Drill crews and engineers from Mud Bay Drilling and CABO Drilling dig below the waterline to check the structural integrity of the lower dam at Colliery Dam Park Thursday.
— image credit: CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin

Drill crews and engineers from Mud Bay Drilling and CABO Drilling dig below the waterline to check the structural integrity of the lower dam at Colliery Dam Park Thursday.

Drilling operations were carried out last week when crews bored into several points on the dam to check for any deterioration in the century-old structure.

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