Who left the lock open?


WHILE walking along a section of the Kennet & Avon Canal to Devizes recently, Towpath Talk contributor Kevin Thomas came upon Lock 25 standing wide open.

Lock left open

It prompted him to question what is it that makes boaters leave a lock open – laziness, a lapse of attention or even arrogance?

Save water in locks

In its guide to saving water when you’re boating the Canal & River Trust stresses: Please, please, please double check that gates or paddles have not been left open when you’ve finished.

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