Six years later, Cayuga County awards Owasco Flats project bid

After what has seemed like never-ending delays to a project that would help reduce sediment loading into Owasco Lake, Cayuga County has some good news.

The Cayuga County Legislature awarded a bid Thursday night to begin work on part of the Owasco Flats Wetland Restoration and Riparian Buffers Initiative. Divvied into two phases because there was not enough funding for the project's entirety, the state announced it will fund the second phase, too, through the annual regional economic development awards.

"It's been an incredibly positive week," said Bruce Natale, environmental engineer for Cayuga County and one of the spearheads of the initiative.

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