Difficult Conditions at Kinbasket Dock

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By Korie Marshall

New mooring docks and a gangway are coming along, but the unusual drop in water level on Kinbasket Reservoir has had the board and volunteers scrambling to keep the docks in the water. Water levels have been dropping about a foot a week since mid-July, which means the docks have to be pulled out, when the usual concern has been to keep them — and the boats moored — from smashing against the rocks when a sudden north wind comes up.

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