Castleford Flood Lock
From Date: 03/10/2020 22:00
To Date: 15/10/2020 12:00 inclusive
Reason: Water resources
Is the towpath closed? No
Closest waterway: Aire & Calder Navigation Main Line
Starts at: Lock 9, Castleford Junction Lock
Ends at: Lock 9, Castleford Junction Lock
The river levels have reduced, the flood gates are now open and operational.
The river levels have improved, however the flood gates remain closed but are operational.
Due to recent rainfall, the river levels remain high and therefore the flood gates remain closed.
River levels will be reviewed again on Friday 9th October 2020 when a further update will be provided.
River levels remain high in the Castleford area and the flood gate remains closed.
A further review will take place on Tuesday 6th October 2020 and a further update will be provided.
Water levels remain high today and the flood gate will therefore remain closed for the remainder of the day (Sunday 4th October 2020).
River levels will be reviewed again on Monday 5th October 2020 when a further update will be provided.
Due to rising river levels Castleford Lock has been closed.
River levels will be monitored to determine when it is safe to re-open the flood gate.