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High rainfall warning

4th August 2009
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High rainfall warning

In Inland Waterways news, Waterwsays Ireland would like to remind us all that, following periods of prolonged rainfall or localised thunderstorms, high flow rates, increased current speeds and water turbulence – especially in the vicinity of bridges, weirs, locks, flood gates and other infrastructure – will be hazardous to craft and persons on or near all navigations. Air draft at bridges will be reduced as water levels rise also.

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