Newark Flood Gates open

Notice Alert

River Trent
Location: Newark Flood Gates, Newark, River Trent
Starts At: Newark Basin Flood Gates
Ends At: Lock 13, Newark Town Lock

Saturday 15 February 2020 12:00 until Thursday 5 March 2020

Type: Navigation Closure
Reason: Water resources

Update on 05/03/2020:

The water levels have come down, and we have now been able to open Newark Flood Gates.


Boaters can travel along the navigation, but are asked to proceed with care.

Original message:

Due to the rising river level, Newark flood gates have been closed until further notice.  We will continue to monitor the situation.

In the meantime, boaters are asked not to travel along the navigation until informed otherwise.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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