Stories tagged with: canal repairs

January 15, 2013 - 6:06pm
1 year 28 weeks ago

A leak in a downtown Zanesville canal could have had major consequences.

Monday during a routine check of the canal by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources they found the canal was leaking into the river in two places. The areas being looked at are near the Y-bridge. Emergency Management Director Bo Keck said it's similar to a breach in a dam.

"It would basically erode out the ground around the opening and take the canal out of the picture and just erode it clear out,...

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