Lock 11 to Lock 7 Rochdale Canal - Water levels

Detail

From Date: 21/04/2019 15:00

To Date: On-going

Type: Navigation Restriction

Reason: Water resources

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: Rochdale Canal

Starts at: Lock 7

Ends at: Lock 11

Updates

06/06/2019 11:20

Overnight restrictions as follows

No restrictions will be in place from 9am Monday until 4pm Friday.

Weekend overnight restrictions from 4pm Friday until 9am Monday in place between only Lock 7 and Lock 11.

30/04/2019 13:50

Water levels have recovered sufficiently to allow boat movement under restrictions as follows:

No restrictions will be in place from 9am Monday until 4pm Friday.

We will continue overnight restrictions from 4pm Friday until 9am Monday when passage will not be possible.

25/04/2019 08:58

Water levels have recovered sufficiently to allow boat movement under restrictions.

Passage will be available between 9am - 4pm.

We will continue with overnight restrictions until further notice.

Passage will not be possible between 4pm - 9am

24/04/2019 11:37

Following a further review of the canal feeds and pound levels, the canal will remain closed today.

As the water leves slowly recover today, we are hopeful we can re-open this section tomorrow on overnight restrictions 

we will update the notice in the morning once we have inspected the water levels

Description

Due to low water levels between Locks 7 and 13 on the Rochdale Canal the navigation is currently closed.

We will continue to monitor the water levels and will update the notice as soon as possible.