Warning to boaters on the River Nene

Boaters travelling on the River Nene are being warned about conditions on the water following this week’s heavy rain.

Thursday, 13th June 2019, 5:28 pm
Flooding on the River Nene at Orton Mere EMN-180304-165611009

The Environment Agency have issued Strong Stream Advice on the river between Peterborough and Northampton.

The advice says:

- Locks along the river may be closed to navigation.

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- The Environment Agency strongly advises against attempting to navigate on the River.

- River flows are above normal, too fast for safe manoeuvring and headroom at some sites will be restricted.

- Boats should be moored properly to accommodate changing river levels.

In an emergency, please contact the Environment Agency on 0800 80 70 60.