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Rising Water Levels and Impacts on Inland Lakes

Updated: Apr 14, 2020

#3: – Rising Water Levels and Impacts on Inland Lakes Recent news across the Great Lakes States has been about high water levels. Water levels on each of the Great Lakes started 2020 higher than they started in 2019. In addition, Lakes Michigan and Huron have reached monthly mean record high levels this year. While this has captured the attention of the media and all levels of government, lakes of all types, including inland lakes, are experiencing some degree of water level fluctuation in response to precipitation cycles. Learn about the current status of Great Lakes high water levels and how inland lakes are impacted from Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council policy director, Jennifer McKay. Topics covered during the webinar will include best management practices for shoreline protection and advice to ensure your septic system is functioning properly and how to protect your drinking water during periods of high water. Jennifer McKay joined Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council in May of 2005. As Policy Director, Jennifer is responsible for federal, Great Lakes Basin wide, state, and local policy and advocacy to improve the level of protection for our water resources. She has been appointed to the Great Lakes Commission and the Michigan Underground Storage Tank Authority by Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

Topic: Rising Water Levels and Impacts on Inland Lakes

When: Apr 17, 2020 01:00 PM Eastern Time

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