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Letters: What slough was

Scott Magri stands on culvert at the Katzie Slough in Pitt Meadows, near Airport Way and Bonson Road. - Colleen Flanagan/The News
Scott Magri stands on culvert at the Katzie Slough in Pitt Meadows, near Airport Way and Bonson Road.
— image credit: Colleen Flanagan/The News

Editor, The News:

Re: Saving Slough seems simple (The News, Aug. 29).

I just read with interest your story about the Katzie Slough. I would love to see it restored to the way it was when I was a kid back in the ’50s.

When the slough was constructed, my great grandmother, back around 1907 or so, was the cook on the dredging barge that dug out the channel in order to help drain the land for farming.

It`s beyond sad to see how the side streams have filled in and the main channel has become a narrow imitation of the much wider waterway that it once was.

Robert T. Rock

Mission

 

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