Arley Aqueduct 'leaking'

Published: Friday, 24 January 2020

ARLEY Aqueduct on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal is reported as 'leaking'.

The aqueduct, between Bridges 63 and 64  near Wigan was closed to navigation yesterday, Thursday, Keith Gudgin reports.

Dams to be installed

Dams will now have to be installed so that the source of the loss of water can be investigated and any repairs undertaken.

There can of course be no intimation of the length of the stoppage until the investigation is complete.