Date Announced for Water Drawdown at Vischer Ferry Dam
October 22, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ALBANY—The New York Power Authority (NYPA), working with the New York State Canal Corporation, will oversee a water drawdown on Wednesday, October 24, to make an adjustment to the flashboards for the juvenile fish bypass at Vischer Ferry dam on the Mohawk River. The schedule is as follows:
Wednesday, October 24
Unforeseen precipitation and high water conditions may delay this schedule or decrease the time to refill. Any questions regarding this work should be directed to John Osinski in NYPA’s Albany Office at 518-433-6742.
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