HAVRE DE GRACE, Md. (AP) — Sediment that clogged boating channels in Havre de Grace following two major storms last fall is being put to a new use.

The sediment dredged from the boating channels has been used to form a pond and a scenic path around the new waterway.

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The pond and paths were built by a partnership between the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Boating Services, the Harford County Department of Parks and Recreation and the Swan Harbor Farm project.

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The site also helps filter storm water before it reaches the bay and will be used to store material dredged from boat channels in the future.

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