Kennet & Avon Canal

Start date: October 21, 2021
End date: November 4, 2021
Stoppages & Restrictions

Water levels between Fobney Lock (105) and County Lock (106)
Starts At: Lock 106, County Lock
Ends At: Lock 105, Fobney Lock

Update on 02/11/2021:

Further to the notice below, please be advised that river levels are now normal and the section between Lock 106, County Lock and Lock 105, Fobney Lock is designated:

GREEN – Normal.

Navigation is now open please navigate with the usual care.

Update on 01/11/2021:

Further to the notice below, please be advised that due to a period of persistent rain, the section between Lock 106, County Lock and Lock Lock 105, Fobney Lock is currently designated:

Red – Do not proceed.

CAUTION STRONG STREAM

We advise users of all boats not to navigate because the strong flows make it difficult and dangerous (Locks may be closed)

Update on 25/10/2021:

Further to the notice below, please be advised that river levels are now normal and the section between Lock 106, County Lock and Lock 105, Fobney Lock is designated:

GREEN – Normal.

Navigation is now open please navigate with the usual care.

Update on 21/10/2021:

Following the period of persistent rain, the River Kennet is currently in:

Condition RED – Do not proceed.

CAUTION STRONG STREAM

We advise users of all boats not to navigate because the strong flows make it difficult and dangerous (Locks may be closed)

ADVICE (5pm Wednesday 20 October 2021 until further notice)

Please be advised that due to a period of persistent rain, this section is currently designated:

Yellow (rising)

CAUTION STREAM INCREASING

We advise users of all unpowered boats not to navigate and users of powered boats to find a safe mooring. This is because river flows are likely to strengthen soon and without warning (Locks may be closed)

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