Swinton Lock to Alwarke Lock Sheffield & South Yorks Navigation

Detail

From Date: 29/07/2021 07:30

To Date: 29/07/2021 19:00 inclusive

Type: Advice

Reason: 3rd Party Works

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: Sheffield & South Yorkshire Nav

Starts at: Swinton (Waddington) Lock

Ends at: Aldwarke Lock

Description

Contractors working at the hydro plant close to Thrybergh weir will be lowering the river level upstream of the weir by approximately 300mm for maintenance purposes.

The drawdown will commence on Thursday 29th July at 07:30hrs, or as soon after as circumstances permit. The works will be dependent on weather conditions, any changes to the program will be added to this notice.The drawdown is expected to be completed and water levels returned to normal by 17:30hrs 29th July. 

Water levels from Swinton Lock to Aldwarke Lock will be affected throughout the drawdown period.

Skippers of all craft are advised to exercise extra caution while navigating in this area during the drawdown period