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Binational effort works to control Lake Ontario water levels

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The ongoing lake shore erosion in Youngstown is now threatening one of the buildings at Old Fort Niagara. A reinforced concrete and masonry seawall protecting the oldest building in the Great Lakes Basin has been compromised by pounding waves. A structural engineer has been called in to assess the damage and to outline repairs. Some relief from the rising Lake Ontario waters could be on the horizon. A joint US-Canadian board has announced that it will keep outflows from the lake steady through the weekend.

A Monday meeting will review options for controlling lake levels while easing flooding and erosion concerns.