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