By Adam Bell March 30, 2019 1:10pm

Brockton residents got a first-hand look at plans for the partial removal of the Truax Dam.

Engineer Jeff Graham was on hand earlier this week to answer questions from the public, which revolved mostly around safety issues, recreational opportunities, as well as questions around ice, specifically the breakup of ice as it flowed over the dam.

The project, which is being financed by Bruce Power, aims to return the Saugeen River to a more natural state.

Most questions from the public dealt with ice, as residents noted the dam’s presence creates an incline which breaks up large sheets of ice. Graham assured residents the ice would continue to break up as it continues to flow towards Walkerton.

Brockton Residence Post Apr 5 2019
Engineer Jeff Graham provides a look at what the area will look like after a portion of the Truax Dam is removed (Photo by Adam Bell)