Irondequoit and Webster declare states of emergency

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Irondequoit and Webster have declared states of emergency due to rising water levels on Lake Ontario and Irondequoit Bay.

Effective at 5 p.m. Friday:

  • All vessels on Irondequoit Bay shall travel at an idle speed when within 500 feet of the Shore, and create no wake
  • All vessels on Irondequoit Bay beyond 500 feet from the shoreline shall travel at a speed to not exceed 5 mph.

The emergency orders remain in effect until further notice.

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