Lake Ontario water levels are way down, but not low enough for comfort

It’s been a quiet spring along the shores of Lake Ontario, where the water level is nearly 2 feet lower than it was at this time last year, when flooding and erosion were the main issues.

But some residents are pointing out that the waters remain higher than long-term averages, and in some instances are already encroaching on repairs they made last year, at major expense.

Krull Park Beach in Olcott, which was closed all last summer because it was underwater, is open again.

However, Newfane Supervisor Timothy R. Horanburg said there isn’t as much sunbathing space as there was the last time the beach was usable, in 2016.

The Buffalo News

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