We'll update this page if we're aware of any navigation issues affecting the River Ouse or the River Foss.

River Foss reduced barrier width

The Environment Agency are undertaking a survey and inspection of the Foss Barrier to prepare for work they're carrying out next year.

Due to works they're currently carrying on the barrier, the barrier width is now reduced to 4.5 metres.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Navigation on York's rivers

Contact the Canal and Rivers Trust for navigation issues on the River Ouse.

Contact the Inland Waterways Association at least 2 days before you wish to travel on the River Foss by:

Make sure you provide both your contact details and boat details.

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