Finger Lakes level management concerns downstream property owners

Carl Wiezalis is already thinking spring, but not for pleasant reasons.

A representative of the Central New York Waterways Inc., Wiezalis owns property on Cross Lake. With flooding an issue this summer and again in late fall (Wiezalis said he had to hire divers to pull his lift out of the lake), he’s dreading what spring freshets could bring.

“We’re filled to the brim now, and all we need is snow back and the result of that melting and anticipating more flooding next summer or spring,” he said at a Cayuga County Water Quality Management Agency meeting earlier this month.

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