River Avon. Bath to Hanham

Detail

From Date: 06/03/2019 20:00

To Date: On-going

Type: Advice

Reason: Water resources

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: Kennet & Avon Canal

Starts at: Lock 10, Wash House Lock

Ends at: Lock 1, Hanham Lock

Upstream winding hole: Bath 72ft Winding Hole

Downstream winding hole: Floating Harbour, Bristol

Updates

03/12/2019 10:27

Please be advised that river levels have fallen sufficiently to allow safe navigation from Lock 7-Bath Bottom Lock to Lock 1 - Hanham Lock, this area is currently designated:

AMBER - Caution. Only navigate if you are experienced and your journey is essential, and take extra care.

Please take extra care when navigating the river and be aware of the possibility of floating debris.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. If you require any further information please contact us on enquiries.walessouthwest@canalrivertrust.org.uk  should there be any aspect you would like to discuss.

In the case of an out of hours emergency please ring - Freephone Canals on 0800 4799947.

22/11/2019 15:40

Please be advised that due to heavy rainfall, the water levels on the River Avon have risen significantly.

As a result the River Avon is closed between Lock 10 (Wash House Lock) and Lock 1 (Hanham Lock)

The strong stream warning traffic light system is currently in the Red Zone: Danger – Do Not Navigate.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

If you require any further information please contact us on enquiries.walessouthwest@canalrivertrust.org.uk  should there be any aspect you would like to discuss.

 In the case of an out of hours emergency please ring - Freephone Canals on 08004799947

20/11/2019 14:09

Please be advised that river levels have fallen sufficiently to allow safe navigation from Lock 7-Bath Bottom Lock to Lock 1 - Hanham Lock, this area is currently designated:

AMBER - Caution. Only navigate if you are experienced and your journey is essential, and take extra care.

Please take extra care when navigating the river and be aware of the possibility of floating debris.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. If you require any further information please contact us on enquiries.walessouthwest@canalrivertrust.org.uk  should there be any aspect you would like to discuss.

In the case of an out of hours emergency please ring - Freephone Canals on 0800 4799947.

05/11/2019 15:06

Please be advised that due to heavy rainfall, the water levels on the River Avon have risen significantly.

As a result the River Avon is closed between Lock 10 (Wash House Lock) and Lock 1 (Hanham Lock)

The strong stream warning traffic light system is currently in the Red Zone: Danger – Do Not Navigate.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

If you require any further information please contact us on enquiries.walessouthwest@canalrivertrust.org.uk  should there be any aspect you would like to discuss.

 In the case of an out of hours emergency please ring - Freephone Canals on 08004799947

30/10/2019 11:20

Please be advised that river levels have fallen sufficiently to allow safe navigation from Lock 7-Bath Bottom Lock to Lock 1 - Hanham Lock, this area is currently designated:

AMBER - Caution. Only navigate if you are experienced and your journey is essential, and take extra care.

We are sorry for any inconvenience caused and will update accordingly.

30/10/2019 11:19

Please be advised that river levels have fallen sufficiently to allow safe navigation from Lock 7-Bath Bottom Lock to Lock 1 - Hanham Lock, this area is currently designated:

AMBER - Caution. Only navigate if you are experienced and your journey is essential, and take extra care.

We are sorry for any inconvenience caused and will update accordingly.

30/10/2019 11:17

Please be advised that river levels have fallen sufficiently to allow safe navigation from Lock 7-Bath Bottom Lock to Lock 1 - Hanham Lock, this area is currently designated:

AMBER - Caution. Only navigate if you are experienced and your journey is essential, and take extra care.

We are sorry for any inconvenience caused and will update accordingly.

30/10/2019 11:13

Please be advised that river levels have fallen sufficiently to allow safe navigation from Lock 7-Bath Bottom Lock to Lock 1 - Hanham Lock, this area is currently designated:

AMBER - Caution. Only navigate if you are experienced and your journey is essential, and take extra care.

We are sorry for any inconvenience caused and will update accordingly.

28/10/2019 11:03

Please be advised that after a period of heavy rain the levels on the River Avon have risen, making the river unsafe for navigation.

In the reach between Lock 10 - Wash House Lock and Lock 1 - Hanham Lock, this area is currently designated :

RED - Danger - Do not navigate.

We are sorry for any inconvenience caused and will update accordingly .

21/10/2019 14:43

Please be advised that river levels have fallen sufficiently to allow safe navigation from Lock 7-Bath Bottom Lock to Lock 1 - Hanham Lock, this area is currently designated:

AMBER - Caution. Only navigate if you are experienced and your journey is essential, and take extra care.

We are sorry for any inconvenience caused and will update accordingly.

11/10/2019 10:42

Please be advised after a period of heavy rain the levels on the River Avon have risen making the river unsafe for navigation.

In the reach between Lock 7-Bath Bottom Lock and Lock 1 - Hanham Lock, this area is currently designated :

RED - Danger - Do not navigate.

We are sorry for any inconvenience caused and will update accordingly .

03/10/2019 09:07

River flows are falling between Lock 10, Wash House Lock and Lock 1, Hanham Lock but still higher than normal and the reach is now designated:

AMBER - Caution. Only navigate if you are experienced and your journey is essential, and take extra care.

01/10/2019 11:10

Following a period of heavy rain the levels on the River Avon have risen making the River unsafe for navigation.

In the the reach between Lock 7 Bath Bottom Lock and Lock 1, Hanham Lock, this area is currently designated:

RED - Danger.

Do not navigate.

30/09/2019 11:50

River flows are rising between Lock 10, Wash House Lock and Lock 1, Hanham Lock and are higher than normal and the reach is now designated:

AMBER - Caution. Only navigate if you are experienced and your journey is essential, and take extra care.

27/06/2019 15:16

River flows are now normal and the reach between Lock 10, Wash House Lock and Lock 1, Hanham Lock is now designated:

Green - Normal.

Navigation is now open please navigate with the usual care

11/06/2019 09:02

River flows are rising between Lock 10, Wash House Lock and Lock 1, Hanham Lock and are higher than normal and the reach is now designated:

AMBER - Caution. Only navigate if you are experienced and your journey is essential, and take extra care.

10/04/2019 14:47

River flows are now normal and the reach between Lock 10, Wash House Lock and Lock 1, Hanham Lock is now designated:

Green - Normal.

Navigation is now open please navigate with the usual care

20/03/2019 11:36

River flows are falling between Lock 10, Wash House Lock and Lock 1, Hanham Lock but still higher than normal and the reach is now designated:

AMBER - Caution. Only navigate if you are experienced and your journey is essential, and take extra care.

11/03/2019 16:24

River flows are very high and the reach between Lock 10, Wash House Lock and Lock 1, Hanham Lock is currently designated RED - Danger. Do not navigate.

Description

Following a period of heavy rain the levels on the River Avon have risen making the River unsafe for navigation.

The section between lock 1 at Hanham and Lock 7 at Bath is closed to boat traffic until further notice