Cornwall ON – In accordance with the operating regulations of the International St. Lawrence River Board of Control, Ontario Power Generation’s Ottawa/St. Lawrence Plant Group advises users of the St. Lawrence River, including recreational boaters and anglers, that all of the gates of the Iroquois Dam have been raised to their normal position.
Brent Morton, Operating Manager at the R.H. Saunders Generating Station, located west of Cornwall, said that the company has been able to raise all the gates of the Iroquois Dam to their normal operating position, now that maintenance operations have been completed
The gates used by recreational boaters are open and should be navigated with extreme caution at all times.
Media notification will be given about changes in the gate positions when possible.
Ontario Power Generation would like to remind all users of the river to take every precaution around its dams and generating stations across Ontario and to practice safety on Ontario’s waterways.