Peabody are out and about cleaning duckweed from Thamesmead’s canals this week using a homemade skimmer.
In recent weeks comments have been made about the prevalence of duckweed across the area so it’s good to see action.
Duckweed rapidly multiplies unless regular cleaning occurs.
Similar green coatings are a common site in other areas. The Tarn in Eltham is almost entirely covered.
These pics date from the summer though a recent trip saw similar conditions.