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Posted on: November 9, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Portage & Base Line Lake Levels Lowering

Image of lake and snow with text stating Portage Base-Line Lake Level will be lowered

The lake level at Portage and Base Line Lakes will be lowered beginning on November 25, 2020, and will reach its winter level by December 5, 2020, weather conditions permitting, according to Scott Miller, P.E., Deputy Water Resources Commissioner.

Each winter the lake level is lowered to reduce ice and frost damage and erosion at the lake. For further information please contact the Washtenaw County Water Resources Commissioner’s office at 734-222-6860.

The mission of the Office of the Water Resources Commissioner is to provide for the health, safety and welfare of Washtenaw County citizens and the protection of surface water and the environment and to promote the long term environmental and economic sustainability of Washtenaw County by providing storm water management, flood control, development review and water quality programs.

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