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Flood Control

The SSMRCA owns, operates, and maintains the Fort Creek Dam and Reservoir as well as five Flood Control Channels. Flood control services are provided through debris removal, grass cutting, maintenance, and repairs to the flood control structures. This maintenance is essential to ensure the unobstructed flow of water from the northern portion of the watershed, through the City of Sault Ste. Marie to the St. Marys River.

Since its inception in 1963 the Sault Ste. Marie Region Conservation Authority (SSMRCA) has completed flood control projects:


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