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Lake Michigan Water Levels

Low Lake Levels: Don't Fight Nature; Plan for It

Phillip Willink | Posted 05.22.2013 | Green
Phillip Willink

The Great Lakes hold 20 percent of the world's available surface freshwater -- enough to cover the continental United States with 10 feet of water if you turned them upside down. It's difficult to remember that you're looking at an inland lake instead of an ocean. The vast lakes seem limitless, but are they?

Feds Consider Fix For Lakes With Their Lowest Recorded Water Levels

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 04.07.2013 | Detroit

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Two of the Great Lakes have hit their lowest water levels ever recorded, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday, c...

WATER WARS: Michigan Residents Clash On Great Lakes

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 03.28.2012 | Detroit

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. -- Brian Ramler longs for the days when his marina on Lake Huron's Georgian Bay could handle 50 boats – before water lev...

Great Lakes Not Losing Billions Of Gallons Of Water: Study

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

DETROIT (AP) -- An engineering study says Lake Michigan and Lake Huron aren't losing billions of gallons of extra water daily through an artificially ...

Lake Michigan Water Level Dropped A Foot: Army Engineers

NBC Chicago | Phil Rogers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Something is happening to our beloved Lake Michigan. Scientists aren't sure what it is, but some experts believe the symptoms point to further evide...