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Low Water Levels On Shannon Navigation At Meelick & Victoria Lock

29th September 2020
Victoria Lock at Meelick is the first lock upstream of Lough Derg Victoria Lock at Meelick is the first lock upstream of Lough Derg Photo: Google Maps

Waterways Ireland advises masters and owners of vessels that low water levels exist on the upstream approaches to Meelick and Victoria Lock on the Shannon Navigation.

Water levels are currently up to 39cm below summer levels in these areas due to a draw-down from the open sluices at Meelick Weir, similar to the advisory from July of this year.

Masters of vessels, particularly those with deep drafts, are advised to navigate with additional caution and to remain within the navigation at all times.

Published in Inland Waterways
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