River conditions, reach closures and restrictions affecting boaters on the River Medway.
Current condition on the River Medway:
Green: all clear (effective from 9am 6 September 2018).
What the conditions mean
- Red: strong stream. We advise users of all boats not to navigate because the strong flows make it difficult and dangerous.
- Green: all clear. No stream warnings are in force, all boats can navigate the river freely.
This web page will only be updated during business hours (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm). Outside these hours, customers should call Allington Lock on 01622 752864 for the latest stream information.
There are currently no unplanned closures on the River Medway. See planned lock closures and river draining for 2018.
|Thursday 13 December 2018||Teston Bridge, Teston||Due to a road traffic accident that has resulted in serious structural damage to Teston Bridge, the navigation at Teston Bridge has been temporarily closed. The duration of this closure is unknown at the moment, however the Environment Agency is working closely with Kent County Council to work out what repair work is required. This notice will be updated with more information as soon as possible.|
Planned lock closures
There are no current planned closures on the River Medway.
Find out about river levels on the Medway.
The Environment Agency sends email updates on planned River Medway closures and restrictions. To subscribe to this service, email firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘subscribe to notice to mariners’ in the subject line.