The second and final phase of one of the Great Lakes region’s water-level studies will be discussed at a public meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. July 27 at the University of Toledo’s Lake Erie Center, 6200 Bayshore Road, Oregon.
The International Upper Great Lakes Study examines natural and man-made influences on water levels, including a plan to better regulate the Lake Superior outflows at Sault Ste. Marie. Flow rates from the upper lakes affect the levels of lower lakes such as Lake Erie.
An International Joint Commission study board has been developing the report with help from shoreline property owners, boaters, anglers, government agencies, Native Americans, hydroelectric power producers, environmental activists, and shipping organizations.
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