Advisory Navigation Notices

ADVISORY NAVIGATION NOTICES

River users are requested to report any further hazards that are not listed above via the Environment Agency (EA) Incident Reporting Line anytime on 0800 80 70 60. 

31.05.18 – River Flow & Levels – Please be aware that from 31 May until further notice that flows in the River Stour will reduce significantly as the water transfer, via the Ely Ouse to Essex Transfer Scheme (EOETS) is reduced from 85 megalitres per day (Ml/d) to 25 Ml/d (a 55 Ml/d reduction or the equivalent of 22 Olympic sized swimming pools of water less per day). Click here to read the full notice.

03.05.18 – UPDATE Large fallen tree, Wormingford – The EA are making arrangements to remove the tree (as reported 16.04.18) and will issue a further notice upon completion of the work. Click here to read the notice.

03.05.18 – UPDATE Two fallen trees, Nayland – The EA are making arrangements to remove these trees (as reported 16.04.18) and will issue a further notice upon completion of the work. Click here to read the notice.

13.03.18 – Fallen trees, overgrown areas and debris – Tree works and vegetation clearance completed for some areas but there are known reports of further obstructions so river users are to exercise extreme caution. Click here to read updated notice.

13.03.18 – Boxted Mill Fallen Tree – Report of fallen trees approximately 500m downstream, fallen from river left but blocking the channel  Click here to read the notice.

25.01.18 – Downstream Nayland Road Tunnel – Fallen tree blocking navigation although portage around the obstruction is possible from river let bank. River users to exercise extreme caution and not process if in any doubt for their safety. Click here to read the notice.

21.09.17 – Langham Upstream Portage Closure – Issued 21.09.17 and advises that the upstream portage is in need of repair. Click here to read the full notice.

21.09.16 – Pitmire Weir Portage Closure – River users are advised that the portage at Pitmire Weir is closed as of 21.09.16 until further notice due to required maintenance work. Click here to read the notice.

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