Leitrim's Shannon-Erne waterway temporarily closed as a result of a "water pollution incident"

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Waterways Ireland wishes has advised that the Shannon-Erne Waterway will be closed between Lock 5, Ardrum (Ballinamore) and Lock 7, Ballyduff (Ballinamore) until further notice as a result of a water pollution incident.

Waterways Ireland have issued a marine notice warning that "Lock 5, Lock 6 and Lock 7 will be powered off and no-one should
navigate or otherwise use the waterway between these locks in order to facilitate water pollution control measures and subsequent remedial actions.

"Waterways Ireland regrets any inconvenience that this may cause and thanks its customers for their cooperation in this matter."

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