Low lakes equal high costs; $19B by 2050 says Great Lakes study

Windsor Star: Prolonged low water levels in Lake Erie could cost more than $674 million by 2030 in lost tourism and recreation, lower property values and increased dredging for harbours and marinas, says a new study. The study released last week by the Mowat Centre think-tank at the University of Toronto for the Council of the Great Lakes Region said Lake Erie would be the hardest hit with maintenance and dredging costs at harbours - an estimated $294 million in the next 16 years at U.S. and Ontario harbours.......

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