Navigation Restriction Notice, River Ouse

Notice Alert

River Ouse
Barmby Tidal Barrage

Monday 4 January 2016 08:00 until Thursday 31 March 2016 18:00

Type: Navigation Restriction
Reason: Maintenance

The Environment Agency have advised us of the following:

Water Resources Act 1991 (as amended by the Water Act 2003) – Barmby Tidal Order.

Notice is herby given that the Navigation Lock at Barmby Barrage will be closed between the dates of January 4th 2016 until March 31st 2016. There will be no access for Navigation from the Tidal River Ouse into the River Derwent for this period.

The closure will allow for essential maintenance on the Navigation Lock and ensure the long term serviceability of the Structure and its components.

The Navigation Lock closure will not affect the operation of the sluices and the River Derwent level will continue to be controlled in accordance with the Act.

Licensed abstractors on the affected river reach have been notified.

Any person who wishes to make representation about the proposal can do so in writing to:

Environment Agency

Bradmarsh Business Park

PO Box 544


South Yorkshire



For any further information please contact the Environment Agency.

You can view this notice and its map online here:

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