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Boaters Advised Over Maintenance Works and Water Levels on Royal Canal

19th September 2022
Kilpatrick Bridge over the Royal Canal in Co Westmeath
File image of Kilpatrick Bridge over the Royal Canal in Co Westmeath Credit: Royalcanalrunner/Wikimedia

Waterways Ireland advises all masters of vessels on and users of the Royal Canal of the following maintenance works and water levels:

  • Water levels on the summit level are currently low and will cause issues for deeper draft vessels.
  • Dredging works will be taking place near Kilpatrick Bridge in Co Westmeath on the summit level and between the 29th and 31st levels during October and November.
  • Repairs to a culvert on Level 42 will take place during October and November, the cross-border body for Ireland’s inland waterways adds.
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