Owasco Lake sluiceway could open up at Emerson Park

The town of Owasco is taking the reins on a pair of clogged culverts that run underneath Emerson Park’s access road that leads to the city of Auburn’s upper pumping station.

Ed Wagner, town supervisor, said within the next two to three weeks, the town plans to drill a hole at a midpoint, and see if they can be cleaned out. The culverts have been clogged for years with sediment, debris, zebra mussels and items unknown. The culverts were installed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to keep water flowing following the construction of the park pier.

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