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

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