Low water damages boats, ends season early

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Rapidly dropping water levels on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River are forcing Great Lakes boaters to pull their vessels out earlier than usual, leaving area marina owners with a shortened season.

Restricted dam flow to prevent flooding downriver caused the water supply to Lake Ontario to decrease by about 80 percent in June and continued to decline through July.

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Click here to learn more about the International St. Lawrence River Board of Control, which regulates water flow in Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River.