Vistula Lagoon

The 115 km long lower section of the Vistula, from the confluence with the Brda to the Nogat, is a class II navigable waterway, with guaranteed minimum depth of 1.4 m. Along this section, there are no water impounding installations. From here up to its mouth (941.3 km), the Vistula is a waterway of class III and offers a depth of 1.6 m.

Jagielloński Canal and Elbląg River

Jagielloński Canal The Jagielloński Canal, connecting the Elbląg River with the Nogat, was built in 1483. The canal is an artificial waterway of class II navigability, being 5.7 km in length and with the navigational depth of 2.7-3.1 m (2.3 m at extremely low water levels).

Nogat River

The Nogat is an eastern delta branch of the Vistula. It is 62 km long and empties into the Vistula Lagoon.

Martwa Wisla ('Dead Vistula')

The Martwa Wisła ('Dead Vistula'), 28 km long, used to be the main branch of the Vistula delta.

Szkarpawa River

Szkarpawa is one of the delta branches of the Vistula River. It is 25.4 km long and its average width is 30 m (in some places it is up to 100 m). Its depth is at least 2 m (class II navigable waterway). The river links the Vistula with the Vistula Lagoon and provides fairway across the Lagoon to Kaliningrad.

Vistula River

The 115 km long lower section of the Vistula, from the confluence with the Brda to the Nogat, is a class II navigable waterway, with guaranteed minimum depth of 1.4 m. Along this section, there are no water impounding installations. From here up to its mouth (941.3 km), the Vistula is a waterway of class III and offers a depth of 1.6 m.

Brda River

The Brda River is a left-bank tributary of the Vistula. In the section forming part of the IWW E70, i.e. from the 14.8 km to its confluence with the Vistula, it is canalised and runs through Bydgoszcz. It links the Bydgoszcz Canal with the Vistula. The navigable route of the river is 30-35 m wide, the minimum depth for safe navigation is 1.5 m and the river is considered as a class II waterway.

Bydgoszcz Canal

The Bydgoszcz Canal is the oldest operating and navigable canal in Poland. It is 24.5 km long and connects two water systems: the Brda River system (the Vistula basin) and the Noteć system (the Oder basin). The present route and the design of the locks date back to the period of 1912-1914.

Noteć River

It is a lower section (187.2 km) the Noteć river is a lowland river, which is part canalised and part free-flowing. It is considered a class II waterway in Poland.

Warta River

The Warta is the third longest river in Poland. For a distance of 68.2 km - from the confluence of the Noteć with the Warta in Santok (at km 68.2) to the town of Kostrzyn nad Odrą (km 0.0), where it flows into the Oder River, the Warta is part of the IWW E70 (free flowing lower Warta).

Oder River

The IWW E70 includes the section of the lower reaches of the Oder river, from kilometre 617.6 (Kostrzyn nad Odrą - confluence with the Warta) to kilometre 667.2 (Hohensaaten - the Oder River joining the Oder-Havel canal), the total length of 49.6 km.

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