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Chopper77

controling water levels

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Does any one know what the water levels have to be before they close the dam, and if there is any way of finding out when they may do that?

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Whenever they feel the lake will stabilize back into the "rule curve." I could be days or it could be a couple weeks still. Sorry!

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If they hadn't recieved a special variance from the IJC to hold water when they should have released earlier this year, we might be in a bit better shape.

Reminds me of the old rock song Godzilla, "History shows again and again how nature regets the follie of man".

She'll do what she wants to do. Period.

Another example of a bunch of bureaucrats thinking they are in control of anything.

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Roseau radio mentioned yesterday they may release more water up N here pretty soon. Who Knows!!

I think early September that water was gettin kind of low myself, near to last falls lows.....Then the rains come. Today was kinda like spring fishin without so much muddy in the water.

Rain can hold off for awhile for sure, and the temps can cool soon. I bet they will!!

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The paper mills closed a couple of gates at the dam last week.

However, most of the gates are still open as the level of Rainy Lake is still high. Until the Rainy Lake level starts to drop significantly, the gates will remain open continuing to dump more water.

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