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Real Time Canal Alerts

Update: No impacts predicted along the NYS Canals System as a result of Hurricane Joaquin.


Updated Friday 10/02 at 05:27 PM
Hinckley Reservoir Update

The Canal Corporation has directed the New York Power Authority to resume normal releases from Hinckley Reservoir beginning on Monday, October 5. The release will be 580 cubic feet per second (cfs) as specified by the 2012 Operating Diagram.

Updated Friday 10/02 at 11:35 AM
Rowing Shell Regatta: Erie Canal, Scotia to Alplaus - Sunday, October 4th 7:30am-3pm.

Slight delays may occur. Proceed through the area at a "No Wake" speed between event heats.

Updated Tuesday 09/29 at 10:10 AM
Upper Hudson River Dredging Project activities planned for the Week of September 28th & October 5th.

Barge operations south of Lock C-8, north C-5, near R "60", and near buoy R "212"; Backfill near R "48" and outside of channel near R "56"; and buoys used to aid contractor located outside the channel south of R "60", south R "62A", south R "64", near R "78", and north G "83". Dredging between G "255" & Ft Edward Terminal.

Updated Monday 09/28 at 10:31 AM

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