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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Waterford

May 13, 2015


Mariners are advised that the Waterford Flight (Locks E2-E6 and Guard Gates 1 & 2) is closed until further notice due to an electrical malfunction.  Crews have been dispatched to repair.  A subsequent Notice to Mariners will be issued updating repair progress and announcing reopening.


Webcams showing docking at the Waterford Visitors center (at the bottom of the Flight) are displayed at and

Marinas and public docks are listed at and appear on the Canal Map at

Chart 14786 E-40 covering the affected area can be found at

Features along the eastern portion of the Erie Canal can be found at

For updates and information, please call 1-800-4CANAL4 or visit