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Businesses brace for long slog against high water on St. Lawrence River

Businesses brace for long slog against high water on St. Lawrence River

This gas pump on the dock of Ed Huck Marine in Rockport, Ont., is underwater as of May 18, 2017. Some boaters are keeping their vessels in storage as they deal with flooded boathouses and washed away docks. (Judy Trinh/CBC)

Water levels are highest in a century along river, Lake Ontario


Rockport – High water levels on the St. Lawrence River are slowing down the start of boating season and damaging tourism businesses in the Thousand Islands region.

The high waters have also led to a delay in the season at Ed Huck Marine in Rockport, according to co-owner Scott MacCrimmon.

More on this story from CBC News Ottawa:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/frontenac-township-flood-preparation-1.4122139

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