Ultra-low St. Joseph River underscores need for dredging; plan would assess 992 boat slip owners
Bathtub shallow in places
December depth measurements confirmed the St. Joseph River channel is as low as 2 feet in spots. Efforts are under way to fund dredging. The photo was taken in December along Riverview Drive in Benton Harbor.
Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2013 5:00 am
ST. JOSEPH - This year's recreational boating season could be disappointing without a rise in the water level on the St. Joseph River.
Depth measurements taken in December as a planning step for a dredging project revealed many areas with 2 feet of water or less.
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Thursday, January 24, 2013 5:00 am.