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Dam Removal Delayed Due to Storms & High Water Levels

Unfortunately, due to the storms last night, the Sheraton Dam removal, originally scheduled for this morning, is on delay.  The water level is at 700 cfs, which is too high for workers to safely work.  We hope to begin work when the water level is around 200 cfs.  At this moment, the weather is unpredictable and we are going moment to moment.

Sheraton Dam Test Cuts To Begin

Although there are some weather events anticipated over the next few days, we currently have acceptable weather conditions for proceeding with the Sheraton Dam Removal. 

Dam Removal Delayed Due To High Water Levels

Due to the many storms and rain accumulation of the past 24 hours, the first cut into the Sheraton dam is delayed.  We apologize for this delay; however, with the current water level at 1,130 cubic feet per second, it is not safe for the crew to begin.  

Dam Removal - First Cut To Be Made

Following equipment barge placement and testing, it is anticipated the first cut into the Sheraton Dam will take place on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, around mid-day.  For more details and the latest update, please refer to and click on Dam Restoration Project in the left rotating box. Live streaming of the demolition, from our "Dam Cam" will be available via the website as well.

High Intensity Basketball Clinic Coming to the Natatorium

A high intensity basketball skills clinic will be hosted at the Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium from July 8, 2013 - July 11, 2013 from 9a to 12p.  The basketball camp is designed for boys and girls, grade level 4-8 who wish to take their skill set to the next level.

The Fruits and Veggies are In - Farmers' Market in the Falls!

The fruits and veggies are in! The Farmers' Market will be open this Friday from 2p - 5:30p at Quirk Cultural Center (1201 Grant Avenue). The market takes place Friday's through October and features loads of fresh vegetables, fruits, natural products and various sundries. Come on out and bring your friends and get some fresh air and fresh food! Friday is supposed to be B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L!

Keyser Barn Concert Series - NEW!

Mayor Don L. Robart invites you to come celebrate summer at the setting of the beautifully restored exterior of Keyser Park Barn.  The new concert series runs (weather permitting) the 1st and 3rd Sundays this summer, and are sure to be a crowd-pleasers.

Dam Removal To Begin

The construction zone for the removal of the two low-head dams commonly referred to as the Sheraton Mill Dam and the LeFever Powerhouse Dam is anticipated to begin the week of June 17, 2013.  Demolition is dependent upon weather conditions and water levels.  The Sheraton Mill Dam will be demolished first, with the LeFever Powerhouse Dam scheduled for demolition in July 2013. 

Cuyahoga Falls Participates in 2013 Big Tree Contest

The City of Cuyahoga Falls in partnership with the Summit Soil and Water Conservation District is sponsoring the first annual “Big Tree” contest in Cuyahoga Falls in 2013.

Daytime Hydrant Flushing Schedule begins June 17

Hydrant flushing serves an important dual purpose of removing sediment and iron deposits from the mains and it also provides a check of the working conditions of hydrants to insure the best fire protection for our community.