Lots of soil was lost during the last flood but we gained more than we lost in the form of rocks, gravel and silt. This is our new beach:
Erosion uncovered an ancient and badly rusted digging device:
At the height of the flood, the river is brown with sediment. When the river's velocity drops and the sediment begins to clear, the water always turns a teal green colour before returning to its usual clear transparent state.