Why is Lake Ontario’s water level so high (and doing damage), when it can be controlled?


People are losing their homes and businesses and it seems like it should be avoidable.


Case of the few verses the many, better a few hundred lose their property than the tens of thousands already on the verge of going under from the recent flooding downstream. Sorta like flooding a town by opening the floodgates to save a dam that would wash out a city downstream if breached.