WATER

North Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) - The body of a swimmer who went missing in North Tonawanda has been recovered by authorities, who have been searching the waters near Tonawanda Island since Tuesday afternoon. North Tonawanda police confirm that a male body was recovered Wednesday morning. On Tuesday,...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - A week removed from testimony given on Capitol Hill, former Trump campaign advisor and WBEN contributor Michael Caputo finds himself involved in a political controversy back home. When the Erie County Water Authority switched from Republican to Democratic control at the...
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Until further notice, all water customers in the City and Town of Dunkirk are being asked to boil their water, after a leak at the water plant. Construction at the Dunkirk water plant has caused a large leak and has possibly allowed the treated water to become contaminated. Water levels in the City...
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March 12, 2018 - 9:43 am
MASSENA, N.Y. (AP) - Floodgates are being opened at a New York Power Authority dam in Massena to spill excess water from Lake Ontario into the Saint Lawrence River. The gates at Long Sault (SOO) Dam are scheduled to open at 7 a.m. Monday. The power authority says there will be rapidly changing...
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT-- FOGGY THURSDAY MORNING DRIVE: Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Buffalo NY 805 AM EST THU FEB 15 2018 NYZ010-085-151400- Southern Erie-Northern Erie- 805 AM EST THU FEB 15 2018 ...LOCALLY DENSE FOG TO IMPACT THE LAKE ERIE SHORELINE NEAR DOWNTOWN BUFFALO...
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Richard Root
August 07, 2017 - 2:27 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The Erie County Water Authority is asking people in the south towns to limit their water use through Tuesday evening. A water main break is causing a problem with line pressure, but there are no water quality concerns. A New Morning with Susan Rose and Brian Mazurowski August...
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(WBEN) Heavy rains area anticipated across Western New York today, but nothing like what the region saw yesterday, after heavy rains hit the region spawning flash flooding across many roads, and standing water that snarled traffic under bridges throughout Lancaster and Depew, and Elma . ( Pictured...
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June 13, 2017 - 5:33 am
From the National Weather Service: LAKESHORE FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... * LOCATIONS...LAKE ONTARIO SHORE OF NIAGARA, ORLEANS, MONROE, AND WAYNE COUNTIES. * LAKE SHORE FLOODING...THE COMBINATION OF VERY HIGH LAKE LEVELS AND A BRIEF PERIOD OF...
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From the National Weather Service: LAKESHORE FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SATURDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A LAKESHORE FLOOD WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SATURDAY. * LOCATIONS...NIAGARA, ORLEANS, AND MONROE COUNTIES. * LAKE SHORE FLOODING...THE...
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