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Neenah-Menasha Fire Rescue says firefighters and a good Samaritan pulled the kayakers off the cable near the dam shortly after noon.
Maitland Valley conservation Authority (MVCA) has advised the public of the potential failure of the Gorrie dam that could affect all Municipalities downstream.

As a result, Emergency Services and Public Works Staff are continuing to closely monitor river levels in the watershed and the Howson dam. ... Based on flood forecasting modelling, there is the potential for water levels to over-top these dams as well.
HUME dam was at 69.2 per cent capacity on Friday, holding 2080.1Gl, at a height of 186.89m. It was 69.2 per cent on Thursday.
Built in the 1940s, the dam and spillway at Aberdeen Lake were damaged during torrential rain from hurricane Matthew. (Photo by Glenn Sides/The Pilot).
About a month later, the rain came down hard, and a nearby farmer called to alert the county of problems with the dam, which is on private property, Lammert said.

Carcass of 250-Pound fish Found at Oregon's Keno dam. A PacifiCorp employee discovered the carcass of a very large white sturgeon during a routine check of Keno dam in Klamath County. June 23, 2017, at 2:34 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon ...
KUNA - Increased vandalism has caused Swan Falls dam to limit public access starting Monday.
MENASHA (WLUK) -- Thanks to fire crews and a good Samaritan, two kayakers were rescued on the Fox River near the Menasha dam Friday. Neenah/Menasha Fire Rescue say just after noon, a man and a woman got hung up on a cable that reaches across ...
Bill Croyle, who's been the sometimes controversial public face of the state's response to the Oroville dam emergency, announced his retirement Friday as ...
The topic was recent helicopter activity in the vicinity of the agency's dams at Rush Meadows, or Waugh Lake, Gem Lake, and Agnew Lake.
The federal government licenses dams to for-profit utilities but in exchange for using the public's rivers to make money, the company's have to agree to provide certain public benefits and meet certain conditions.
The Legislature recently directed $48.5 million to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for weather-related repairs at seven state parks.
A desperate search for kayakers believed to have gone over the Highland Park dam appears to have been a false alarm. Investigators think witnesses mistook a ...
While the dam has been a tourist attraction in its own right for years, it actually serves no real purpose any longer. Summit County and Cuyahoga Falls officials have argued that removal of the dam would lead to a stronger and healthier river and ...
Contaminated water flows in 2016 down Cement Creek, just below the site of the Gold King Mine blowout in Colorado. Tainted wastewater has been flowing ...

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Boaters were stranded on the White River when three pontoons got hung up on the Broad Ripple dam, near Thursday.
A federal commission that regulates dams is being asked to exempt a dam in Washington County from licensing requirements that could be costly to the paper mill that controls the dam and the surrounding community that benefits from the management of ...
As dam infrastructure continues to age, the State of Wisconsin and federal government seem to be on different paths to a solution.
Honea said removal of the two dams has opened up over 4 miles of additional spawning habitat to migratory fish, including river herring and American eels, allowing fish to spawn all the way up to the remaining Ballardvale dam, near the Ballardvale ...
Report of Kayak Over dam Near Pittsburgh Was Likely Just Log. Reports of a kayak going over a dam on the Allegheny River near Pittsburgh were probably a false alarm spawned by someone who saw a log instead.
The House passed a bill on Thursday that supporters say will speed up permitting decisions for water-storage projects such as dams and reservoirs in ...
A U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service worker walks along the Bradford dam before work started in preparation for the dam's removal next month. The ffort is part of a larger effort to open 31 miles of the Pawcatuck River. Courtesy of U.S. fish and Wildlife ...
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Saturday, June 24, 2017, will mark the 75th anniversary of the completion of the Loyalhanna dam, a major Western Pennsylvania flood control project along the border of Indiana and Westmoreland counties. The photo ...
... of the beaver first or the dam will just be rebuilt. The problem in the Interlake has been brewing since at least 2003 and progressively getting out of control, landowners said.
Starting next week, the city of Beaver dam will be getting a new coat of paint. Several coats, actually. That's thanks to a new festival, which looks to transform downtown Beaver dam into an outdoor art museum celebrating the city's history, while ...
Extensive $82-million renovations of the 85-year-old Glenmore dam will close a popular pathway across the top of the structure for nearly three years, forcing pedestrians and cyclists to find a new route.
"If we're going to fix one dam, we need to fix all the dams." He also suggested the program, which was originally pitched as voluntary, should be mandatory.
President Nana Akufo-Addo is asking the Burkinabe government to take measures to minimize the impact of the Bagre dam spillage.
Reacting to reports that the supply would be stopped in Nueva Ecija province next year due to the repair works, Cristino Castillo, NIA-UPRIIS manager of the dam and reservoir division, said Pantabangan dam's mandate was to provide irrigation water for ...
The Agency of natural resources is seeking increased protections for the reservoir. Morrisville Water & Light, the utility that manages the dam holding back the reservoir, say those conditions would make it unprofitable to keep generating electricity ...
HADLEY - After more than four years of talks, planning, setbacks and fundraising, work finally began Tuesday to repair the historic dam at Lake Warner, also known as North Hadley Pond. The repairs will save both the deteriorating historical ... has ...
Two girls were swept over the dam while swimming in Elora Wednesday evening. Emergency Personnel, including fire fighters and provincial police, responded to the call at Bissell Park, where two girls were swimming in the river.
Two teenage girls were taken to hospital after being carried over a dam while swimming in Elora. Emergency crews were called to the river at Bissell Park shortly after 5 p.m.
dam levels have increased for the second week in a row, signalling the start of winter... albeit in the middle of winter. The largest three dams in the system experienced sizeable gains. The Theewaterskloof Dam is now 17.3% full, up by 2% week-over-week.
Level 4 water restrictions remain in place in Cape Town despite the fact that dams have started filling again after the first heavy winter rainfall.
Johannesburg - Despite a decrease in dam levels, the country is still in a good place compared to this time last year. A weekly assessment conducted by the Water and Sanitation Department revealed that national water levels have dropped due to the dry ...
"For this specific project and including the construction of dam you mentioned, I am not aware of the details," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told a media briefing here while responding to a question on reports from Pakistan that ...
EPA Prepares to dam Mine Waste in Southwest Colorado. The Environmental Protection Agency is studying whether it can close a dam inside a southwestern Colorado mountain to stop the drainage of contaminated mine water into the Animas River. June 22 ...
Starting Monday, California switched the 425 contracted construction workers rebuilding spillways at the Oroville dam to shifts starting at 5 a.m.
A federal commission that regulates dams is being asked to exempt a dam in Washington County from licensing requirements that could be costly to the paper mill that controls the dam and the surrounding community that benefits from the management of ...
Pedestrians and cyclists will soon lose access to the top of the Glenmore dam in Calgary for three years as it undergoes a $82-million renovation to improve flood protection on the Elbow River.
More than 200 people whose families were forced from their homes in southern India by the construction of Aliyar dam in the 1960s are still trapped in bonded labour in plantations, activists said Tuesday.
The renovation of these dams will be most beneficial for the land beneficiaries in terms of food production, livestock keeping, and allowing the women on these land reform farms, to produce crops throughout the year, and not only rely on dry cropping.
Worried about its legal liability in the case of an injury or death, the city asked its insurance carrier if it can get a rider for the dam. City Administrator Laura Newman told aldermen recently that the answer is yes, provided the city installs ...
The Sonoma County Dept. of Transportation will install the Vacation Beach Bridge and road this week, said Condon. With the road completed Russian River Recreation and Park District workers will complete installation of the summer dam this week as well, ...
An Aqua dam has been deployed along Manchac Rd. in Iberville Parish to help protect houses that flooded there in August, but some homeowners are worried it will only make matters worse.
Defenders of Wildlife in its latest motion has sought not only an injunction against a $57 million project that was intended to make the existing 100-plus-year-old weir at Glendive more fish friendly, but asserts that the operation of the dam itself ...
The focus, said spokeswoman Carol Vernon, is on raising water safety awareness around the Corps' 23 navigation facilities, especially the 11 locks with fixed-crest dams on the Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio rivers. Also called "weir" or "low head ...


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