The draining of Patchogue’s Canaan Lake should be the exception, not the rule

OPINION | by Enrico Nardone | Suffolk County recently opened the valves at Canaan Lake in Patchogue and drained the water out of the 26-acre impoundment of the Patchogue River. When the mud dries, contractors will excavate out tons of sediment, re-close the dam and let the lake refill. The project – at a cost … Continue reading The draining of Patchogue’s Canaan Lake should be the exception, not the rule