by Dave Johnson, Welland Tribune

Water levels are higher than average on all of the Great Lakes right now, says the manager of Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Regulation Office of Environment and Climate Change Canada.

“We just reached a condition this week where people would consider that we’re above the flood stage on Lake Ontario under calm conditions,” he says.

Caldwell says while different stakeholders like average, low or high water levels, the people most impacted by high levels right now are those along the shorelines.

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