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New York State Canal Corporation



September 17, 2021

Mariners are advised that a temporary fountain has been installed in Van Cleef Lake by the Town of Seneca Falls in the vicinity of Trinity Church. The fountain is located at the mouth of the lake in Seneca Falls and will be on display through October 8th

The illuminated fountain will spray water 80 feet into the air over the canal each day beginning at noon and turned off at 10:00 pm. Fountain lights will cycle through the colors of purple, white, and gold.

The fountain area is marked by buoys and boaters should proceed at a "No Wake" speed while transiting this area.

A chart covering the affected area can be found at

Features along the Seneca Lake spur of the Cayuga/Seneca Canal are listed by mileage at

The Canal Corporation urges all users to register to receive updates through the “Notice to Mariners” notification program at

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