Recent Posts by Douglas Kucmerowski

Western Section Erie Canal Town & Village Operating Costs Breakdown

You have asked... and here's the answers.

Questions about where the Erie Canal Neighbors Association found its Town & Village data and how we made the graphs have been coming in for a few days now.

Many canal residents want to know if what they are seeing is accurate...the answer is yes, this is what the data...

Four Generations of Erie Canal Fisherman

Because this fisherman moved to the Rochester Area 70 years ago, three more generations of Canal Fisherman have tried their luck catching canal whoppers.


The boy in the yellow shirt, standing by his grandfather fishing canal ponds in Hulberton is now fishing the canal in Brockport with his...

Embankment Dam Piping & Seepage – Viewpoint of an Expert

[highlight]¬†Earthen Dams all Leak... that is a well established fact.[/highlight]   The number one issue with earthen dams has always been keeping water inside them. Because of the materials used in earthen embankment design & construction, mainly natural earthen materials of various types, these type embankment dams become prone to over-saturation at some point... and then they...