MARINE NOTICE, No. 5 of 2020

GC Naas Line; © esri; click to Arcgis Map "GC Naas Line-Co. Kildare"
GC Naas Line; © esri; Lock 1
Grand Canal Lock 15
Grand Canal Lock 15; © esri

MARINE NOTICE, No. 5 of 2020

Grand Canal – Naas Branch

Reduced Water Levels

Level 15 – Killeen Golf Club to Digby Bridge

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise users of the Grand Canal that water levels will be reduced in the Sallins area (Level 15) over the coming weeks, in order to facilitate lock gate replacement works at Lock N1 on the Naas Line.

    • Works will be in progress from 21 January 2020 to 1 April 2020.

Waterways Ireland thanks it customers for their understanding in this matter.

Patrick Harkin, Inspector of Navigation

GC Naas-Line Lock 2 Leistner Mills; © Irish waterways history
GC Naas-Line Lock 2 Leistner Mills
GC Naas Lock 3; © Irish waterways history
GC Naas-Line Lock 3

Reduzierte Wasserstände
Ebene 15 – Killeen Golf Club bis Digby Bridge
Waterways Ireland möchte die Nutzer des Canal Grande darauf hinweisen, dass die Wasserstände im Gebiet von Sallins (Ebene 15) in den kommenden Wochen gesenkt werden, um die Austauscharbeiten an der Schleuse N1 der Naas-Linie zu erleichtern.

  • Die Arbeiten werden vom 21. Januar 2020 bis zum 1. April 2020 durchgeführt.

MARINE NOTICE, No 121 of 2017

Kesh River; © esri; click picture to esri map "River Kesh Lower Lough Erne"
Kesh River & Town; © esri

MARINE NOTICE, No 121 of 2017

Erne System

Reduced Water Levels

Waterways Ireland would like to remind navigation users of the annual drawdown of water levels onthe

In particular navigation users are asked to be especially aware of the reduced levels on the Kesh River. Before travelling on the Kesh River take heed of the water depth gauges to determine if there is sufficient draft for your vessel.

If water levels do fall masters should be aware of:

To reduce the risk of grounding masters should navigate on or near the centreline of the channel, avoid short cutting in dog-legged channels and navigating too close to navigation markers.

Mooring of Vessels
Masters should be aware that water levels may change rapidly and that mooring lines will require adjustment; therefore these should be checked regularly.

Shane Anderson, Assistant Inspector of Navigation, 10 November 2017.

Moorings Kesh; © Captain’s Handbook; click to "enlarge"
Moorings Kesh; © CHB
Einfahrt River Kesh;© Captain’s Handbook
Einfahrt River Kesh;© CHB