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Mon 30 January 2017

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River Tay: Tree Hazard

A big tree has fallen on the River Tay between Kenmore and where the River Lyon joins. It is across the main channel river right of the last island before you get to the Lyon.


River Averon: Trees on middle Averon

There are two trees currently down across the middle Averon. The first is approximately 1km down stream of the castle and presents a river wide strainer at high levels, we portaged at 1.3m but have managed to get under the left hand side of the tree at 0.8m.


The UK Agreement signed by the Governing Bodies

British Canoeing, The Scottish Canoe Association, Canoe Wales and The Canoe Association of Northern Ireland are delighted to announce that they have recently entered into The UK Agreement, which clearly defines how the organisations will work together in the future.


The Big Spring Beach Clean: Summit to Sea

British Canoeing are once again supporting Surfers Against Sewage on The Big Spring Beach Clean: Summit to Sea between 6-14 April.   It’s the UK’s biggest beach clean event and this year, mountain cleans are included for the first time, alongside beach, river and city locations.


River Wick: Sewage

Please be aware that there is an “overflow sewage outlet” inside the groyne on river right below the Bridge St bridge on Wick River. SEPA have advised that sewage shouldn’t be released from this outlet unless there has been particularly heavy rainfall.


WWR Committee Applications Open

Applications are being invited for the SCA WWR Committee!


Union Canal - Works Update

Scottish Canals have now completed their works to the West of Linlithgow and the navagation has been re-opened ahead of schedule (the tow path is still closed).


Additional Blockage on Union Canal

Scottish Canals are continuing their works to reinforce the banks in the Linlithgow area and a new blockage has been installed to the East of Linlithgow at Wilcoxholm Farm bridge.  This is in addition to the 2 others at Preston Road, Linlithgow & at Woodcockdale bridge to the West of Linlithg