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On location – Upper Frankford control dam

The water level on the Trent Severn waterway is maintained by the locks, water level control dams, and by the dams for hydroelectric generating stations. This control dam is just upstream of Frankford – it’s also adjacent to the Sill … Continue reading

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Pretty, but serious

I was wondering what the deal was with the pretty splashes of paint that I have seen on many of the storm drain covers along Bank Street in Ottawa, so I wrote the Mayor of Ottawa to ask about it. … Continue reading

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Pretty but deadly

The rushing waters of the Moira River passing over a dam in Belleville Ontario are a pretty, but very deadly natural attraction – especially with the unseasonal warm weather that has resulted in the river flooding some areas, and attracted … Continue reading

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