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Notice to Mariners No 10 of 2018

9 May 2018

River Murray - Lowering of weir pools levels lock 2, 5 and 6

Mariners are advised that the Department of Environment and Water will temporarily lower the water levels in the weir pools above locks 2, 5 and 6. Water level changes will be undertaken in stages at a rate of approximately 0.02 m per day during the following periods.

  • Lock 2 weir pool reduced by 0.25 m to AHD + 5.85 from 23 July to 31 August 2018
  • Lock 5 weir pool reduced by 0.15 m to AHD + 16.15 from 28 May to 2 August 2018
  • Lock 6 weir pool reduced by 0.2 m to AHD + 19.05 from 1 May to 20 June 2018.

Vessel operators should proceed with caution in the areas described above due to the increased risk of submerged hazards.

For more detail: http://www.naturalresources.sa.gov.au/samurraydarlingbasin/water/river-murray

Or (08) 8595 2141

Adelaide, 9 May 2018

Gordon Panton

Manager Marine Operations

Department of Planning, Transport & Infrastructure.

DPTI 2017/02277/01

www.dpti.sa.gov.au