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Reported Obstructions and Alerts

NOTE: The map below does not reflect obstructions to waterways in wildfire-impacted areas. Officials are working to assess obstructions as part of their facility damage assessments. Boaters are cautioned that the magnitude of these obstructions is unknown and portage may not be possible. Please avoid these waterways for your safety at this time.

NOTA: El presente mapa no muestra obstrucciones en vías acuáticas en áreas afectadas por los incendios forestales. Las autoridades están trabajando en evaluar dichas obstrucciones como parte de su evaluación de daños a instalaciones. Usuarios de botes deben ser advertidos de que la magnitud de esas obstrucciones es desconocida y el porteo tal vez no sea posible. Por su seguridad, por favor evite esas vías acuáticas en estos momentos. 

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DISCLAIMER: Obstruction removal is ultimately the responsibility of the property owner. The agency, along with marine law enforcement may work with property owners on mitigation plans. The agency will selectively mitigate obstructions based on the location, type of boating traffic/frequency, ability to mitigate using equipment from land/water, and meeting the definition of "extraordinary hazard" to boating safety. Rivers are dynamic and high water events frequently change the location of obstructions. Downed trees and other debris also provide important habitat for fish and marine life. Each obstruction is evaluated individually after consultation with Marine Law Enforcement. Where practical, marine deputies may attempt to create safe passage with recommendations for boaters, in addition to posting signage at nearby ramps. It's the boater/floater's responsibility to scout ahead, keep a sharp lookout and take early and substantial action to avoid being taken by the current into an obstruction. 



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