Cornwall -Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is advising users of the St. Lawrence River that the gates at Iroquois Dam will be closed today and will remain closed until further notice. Boaters are advised that they will need to use the Iroquois Lock for passage.
The gates at Iroquois Dam are being lowered to control increasing water levels on Lake St. Lawrence upstream of Cornwall. This notification is in accordance with the operating regulations of the International St. Lawrence River Board of Control.
OPG would like to remind all users of the river to take every precaution around dams and generating stations. To learn more about water safety, please visit opg.com/watersafety
OPG generates safe, clean, reliable, low cost power for Ontario. More than 99 per cent of this power is free of smog and greenhouse gas emissions. OPG’s power is priced 40 per cent lower than other generators, which helps moderate customer bills.