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Warning buoys and booms to be removed from GRCA dams

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Warning buoys and booms to be removed from GRCA dams




Warning buoys and booms upstream of GRCA dams will be removed the week of Oct. 19 to prepare for winter. They will be put back in place in May 2010 after the spring runoff.


-Monday, Oct. 19. - New Dundee Dam, Wellesley Dam and Breslau Dam

-Wednesday, Oct. 21 - Drimmie Dam (Elora), Bissell Dam (Elora), Everton Dam and Rockwood Dam

-Thursday, Oct. 22 - Dunnville Dam and Dunnville Weirs 2, 3 and 4

-Friday, Oct. 23 - Caledonia Dam and Wilkes Dam (Brantford)

-Monday, Oct 26. - Parkhill Dam (Cambridge) and New Hamburg Dam

-Tuesday, Oct. 27. - Conestogo Dam and Woolwich Dam

-Wednesday, Oct. 28 - Shand Dam

-Thursday, Oct. 29 - Guelph Dam


The schedule is subject to change depending on weather conditions.


The buoys and booms are installed each May to provide warning to boaters about the danger of approaching these dams. Boaters should exercise extra caution around the dams after the buoys and booms are removed.

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