Floating Debris/Lower Water Levels: Erie Canal Lock to E8 Lock E15

06/13/2024 08:37 PM

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Scotia to Fort Plain

May 20, 2024


Mariners are advised of floating debris and lower water levels in the Mohawk River from Erie Canal Lock E-8 in Scotia to Lock E-15 in Fort Plain, particularly at the downstream approaches to locks. 

Boaters should proceed with caution through these areas. Updates will follow.

Charts covering the affected area can be found in areas from


through https://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14786e30r.png

Features along the eastern portion of the Erie canal are listed by mileage at


The Canal Corporation urges all users and stakeholders to register to receive updates through the Notice to Mariners notification program by clicking here.

For general news, please visit www.canals.ny.gov or follow the Canal Corporation on FacebookInstagramTwitter, or LinkedIn.

To report an issue or incident along the Canal system, please call the Canal Corporation’s Emergency Call Center at 833-538-1042.