I and M Canal Rewatering Project Ottawa, Il

Picture of Ottawa I and M Canal during Re Watering Project

Canal in Ottawa, Il during rewatering project

Picture of Ottawa I and M Canal during Re Watering Project

The two traffic bridges in the watered segment are LaSalle Street and Columbus Street.

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Canal in Ottawa, Illinois before rewatering project

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Pictures of Completed Canal Re Watering Project Ottawa 7/08/2021

Re Watered Canal Ottawa, Il 7/8/2021

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View from Walking Path 7/8/2021

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One end of rewatering project at Guion Street 7/8/2021

Canal Boat and Canal

View of Rewarded Canal 7/8/2021

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Same as above; former site of Lateral Canal 7/8/2021

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Story dated July 13, 2021. Apparently, the rewatered section of the I and M in Ottawa, Il has hit a snag. There has been an overgrowth of cat tails and algae. There has also been compromise of the sump pump. This issue has got to the point that the canal has to been drained.

Rewatering Project. Note overgrowth of algae

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Rewatering Project Note overgrowth of Algae and Cattails

Rewatering Project Note overgrowth of Algae and Cattails

Rewatering Project Walkway under Bridge

Overgrowth of Algae and Cattails

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Walkway under Bridge

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End of Watered Section near Canal Street.

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Souvenir Mug Commemorating the Rewatering of the I and M Canal in Ottawa, Illinois

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