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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Oswego Canal – Phoenix

July 21, 2022

Mariners are advised that due to unforeseen circumstances the upper navigation pool at Oswego Canal Lock O-1 in Phoenix has been lowered to 1 foot below minimum navigation level by Eagle Creek Renewables, elevation of 362.90 ft. BCD (361.44 ft. NAVD 88).

It is anticipated that water will return to normal operating levels by the end of the day.

These activities have caused a drop in the water level which may affect boats and docks on the impoundment above Lock O-1.

Questions regarding this issue should be directed to Doug Wolford, of Eagle Creek Renewables, at 315 783-1639.

A chart showing the affected areas can be found at

Features along the Oswego Canal are listed by mileage at 

In case of emergencies, please call the Canal Corporation Emergency Call Center at: (833) 538-1042.

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