River conditions, reach closures and restrictions affecting boaters on the River Medway.
For the current condition of the River Medway, please check the Allington Lock website for the most up-to-date information.
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.
- Amber: We advise users of all boats to navigate with extreme caution.
- 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 2019.
|31 July||East Farleigh Lock||Please note that East Farleigh Lock has now been re-opened, following the removal of a fallen tree blocking the blocking the river at Unicumes Lane in the Allington Pen, 1.2 kilometres downstream of East Farleigh Lock (TQ745542).|
Planned lock closures
There are no current planned closures on the River Medway.
Find out about river levels on the Medway.
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Click here for more information about the River Medway