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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Waterford

July 11, 2023

Mariners are advised that Erie Canal Lock E-2 in the Waterford Flight requires all westbound boaters to tie to the north (starboard) side of the lock chamber when locking through the lock, due to a non-operating fill valve, until further notice.

A chart covering the affected area can be found at

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.

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In case of emergencies, please call the Canal Corporation’s Emergency Call Center at 833-538-1042.