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AINA is the industry membership body in Great Britain for organisations with statutory or other legal responsibility for the management, maintenance and operation of navigable inland waterways for navigation. Collectively, we regard such bodies as ‘Inland Navigation Authorities’. In discharging their duties, navigation authorities deliver widespread public benefits.


Managing inland waterway safety risks

AINA has published updated good practice guidance for navigation authorities on managing inland waterway safety risks.  It is 10 years since AINA delivered such [...]

Tree safety management (Guidance)

In recent years, there has been increasing concern over the risks posed to the public by falling trees and branches. A relatively small [...]

Managing safety at lock sites

Locks are an integral part of navigation infrastructure. The issue of safety around locks is common to all navigation authorities who allow boaters [...]