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Posted: 02/10/2017

Limerick – Sarsfield's Lock Opening Schedule

Notice Number 100 of 2017

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners of vessels that Marine Notice No 91 is withdrawn and replaced by this notice, with a revised schedule.

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners of vessels that Marine Notice No 91 is withdrawn and replaced by this notice, with a revised schedule. The lock keeper can be contacted at the following number 087-7972998 during hours of operation as shown below 

WEEK 1 2nd Oct 15.00 - 18.005 Oct 8.00 - 11.00
    
WEEK 28 Oct 8.00 - 11.0011 Oct 9.00 - 12.0014th Oct 13.00 - 16.00
    
WEEK 317th Oct 16.00 - 19.0019th Oct 16.00 - 19.0022nd Oct 8.00 - 11.00
    
WEEK 424th Oct 8.00 -11.0026th 0ct 9.00 - 12.0028th Oct 11.00 - 14.00
    
WEEK 530th Oct 12.00 - 15.00  

 

Masters are advised to contact the ESB Ardnacrusha hydroelectric power station (00353 (0)87 9970131) 48 hours in advance of commencing their journey to book passage through the locks at Ardnacrusha.  

It is advised NOT to undertake a voyage if more than one turbine is operating (~20 MegaWatt), due to the increased velocity of flow in the navigation channel, which can be dangerous. To ascertain automatically in real time how many turbines are running, users can phone 00353 (0)87 6477229.

 

Shane Anderson

Assistant Inspector of Navigation

2 October 2017

Tel:  353 (0)90 6494232


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