SPRING LAUNCH 2017 HAMPERED BY HIGH WATER

Heavy rains throughout April have caused unusually high water levels throughout the Lower Great Lakes and St. Lawrence region.

Among our collection so far are a few before and after photos to give some indication of how much of a change has occurred.

Flooding is not expected to peak until the middle of June as swollen creeks and rivers continue to drain into the Lakes Erie and Ontario.

Feel free to forward any photos you may have showing us what conditions are like wherever you are and we will add them to our collection.

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Darlington 2016 (Notice the height of the wall and the walkway at the bottom of the photo)

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Darlington May 2017

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Submerged Breakwater at National Yacht Club (usually several feet above the surface)

 

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Bluffers Park boats tied off to completely submerged docks

 

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Zwick’s Park, near Belleville, Ontario

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Prince Edward County area, Ontario

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Port Dalhousie, St. Catharines, Ontario (2016 on right.  2017 on left)

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Royal Hamilton Yacht Club Breakwall 2016 (notice the height of the wall compared to the people on the far left)

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Royal Hamilton Yacht Club, May 2017 (the same spot from the parking lot which is starting to flood.  The hoist can be seen surrounded by water)