Officials in communities on the North Shore of Massachusetts want three rivers dredged — the Essex, the Ipswich and the Annisquam rivers. But, according to an article in the Gloucester Times, their pleas have so far been decline by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

The mouths of all three rivers have been increasingly clogged by sand. By officials with the Army Corps of Engineers say they currently don’t have the funds for such projects.

Read more:

Gloucester Times

Share this Article On Facebook Twitter More...


Like New England Boating on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.
Receive our Daily News Update:

Don’t forget to sign up for our monthly newsletter!

Each month our emailed newsletter keeps you up to speed on the top news items, videos, destinations, reviews and fishing articles on New England Boating, so you won’t miss a beat. It’s convenient, it’s free, and you can opt out at any time!