This page shows photos of water being let into Droylsden Marina in May 2008.
1. The excavators get ready to make a hole in the bund.
2. Councillor Kieran Quinn prepares to pull the lever.
3. Water starts to pour through the gap made in the dam.
4. Councillor Kieran Quinn watches the marina filling up. He said that this was an emotional moment and it felt that the development that will transform Droylsden was now "halfway there". The marina will be filled very slowly and could take several weeks for the level to be reached.