Breach 56. 3rd August

This afternoon C&RT have issued the following notice

Notice Alert

Aire & Calder Navigation Main Line
Location: Rawcliffe to Goole Docks Aire & Calder Navigation

Tuesday 3 August 2021 16:45 until Friday 20 August 2021 18:00

Type: Advice
Reason: Information

Original message:

Work to extract the cofferdam piles at the New Bridge breach will commence 5th August this will require a reduction in water level from the breach at Rawcliffe to Goole Docks and all connecting marinas.

The reduction in water level will commence on the 4th August and extend until the 18th August. During this period water level may be up to 200mm below normal level.

Skippers of all craft are advised to check mooring lines and allow for a 200mm reduction in water level

You can view this notice and its map online here:

Hopefully this will mean the navigation will open soon after the 18th maybe by 18:00 on the 20th water levels will have returned to normal. Fingers crossed that this is the case.