The rise in water level has prompted the City of Toronto to team up with the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority to begin accelerated work on flood and erosion control along the waterfront. Read the full story by Daily Hive News Toronto.
The start of the shipping season on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River will be delayed 12 days to help address near-record high water. Read the full story by the Democrat & Chronicle.
Ducks Unlimited and numerous partners invested $2.3 million to protect, enhance or restore 2,100 acres of wetland habitat across 10 Michigan project sites. Read the full story by Bedford Now.
One of the Kenosha, Wisconsin’s most significant infrastructure projects in recent memory appears to have wrapped up in the nick of time. Read the full story by the Kenosha News.
A stream gauge will be put into the St. Joseph River in the city of St. Joseph this year to give officials more accurate data about the water level in the river and the volume of the flow. Read the full story by WSJM-St. Joseph, OH.
Mentor-on-the-Lake city service director said at least 300 feet of land at Ohio’s Overlook Beach Park has fallen into Lake Erie forcing the closure of the park’s observation deck. Read the full story by WJW-TV-Mentor-on-the-Lake, OH.
The Alliance of Downriver Watersheds is looking for volunteers to test the area’s waterways. Read the full story by the the News-Herald.
A new fast response U.S. Coast Guard cutter has been named after a Michigan rescuer who lost his life trying to save three teenage brothers who were swept off a pier during a fierce Lake Superior storm in 1967 known as “Black Sunday.” Read the full story by...
Michigan officials continue to look at how to manage increasingly high-water levels in the Great Lakes. But in the meantime, evidence of the erosion problem created by waves and wind remains strewn across its shorelines. Read the full story by MLive.
Governor Evers’ office announced the grant on Tuesday, saying it will be used for “improvements needed at the Port of Marinette to allow for the production of the next generation of navy ships.” Read the full story by WBAY-Green Bay.