Connecticut River water level is expected to rise

Hampshire County

SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (WWLP) – The water level on the Connecticut River is expected to rise Friday.

Hadley Police Department is warning residents along the Connecticut River area that the water level and velocity is expected to increase significantly.

According to the Chicopee Police Department, water will be released from Holyoke Dam. Police are warning people to use caution if you are going to be near or on the water, as well as the shore line area.

Brunelle’s Marina is recommending boats be taken out of the river as soon as possible. Their ramps will be open Friday for boats to be taken out of the water only.

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