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High Water Levels on Shannon Erne

14th September 2010
High Water Levels on Shannon Erne

Due to recent heavy rainfall on the inland waterways strong currents and flows may be experienced at jetties, locks and bridges on the Shannon-Erne Waterway, Waterways Ireland has warned this evening. Additionally air draft at bridges should be closely monitored on approach especially at Ballyconnell, Ballyheady, Coologe and Leitrim. Masters ofvessels should navigate with caution when approaching such structures. Waterways Ireland also wishes to advise all users of the Shannon-Erne Waterway of restrictions associated with the high water levels. Lowerlanding jetties at Skelan Lock 3, Ardrum Lock 5 & Ballyduff Lock 7 are currently flooded. Waterways Ireland will continue to facilitate any customer wishing to make apassage through the locks by prior arrangement with Waterway Patrollers.

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