'I've got some complaints from Noglond, down in the Vale of Thrain to the south, that the canal hasn't been flowing the way it should. Hopefully that repair you made to the leak has solved that problem, as well.
'Could you go down to Noglond and talk to Geitir about the problem? He can tell you if the canal is back to normal. Just follow the road south as it curves through the Vale of Thrain, and you will eventually come upon Noglond.
'With the Dourhands stirring up trouble, we are so short on workhands.'
Tindr hopes the repairs to the canal in Thorin's Hall has restored the flow of water to Noglond, the way-station in the Vale of Thrain.