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Status report on the water levels of the Great Lakes.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works. Subcommittee on Water Resources.

Status report on the water levels of the Great Lakes.

Hearing, Ninety-third Congress, first session.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works. Subcommittee on Water Resources.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Lakes (North America)
    • Subjects:
    • Water levels -- Great Lakes (North America)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDecember 12, 1973.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .P889 1973e
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 44 p.
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5166046M
      LC Control Number74601014

        The Great Lakes had a record water level increase from January to December Per the Army Corps of Engineers, it was the largest month rise on record for lakes Michigan and Huron. Highs and lows of Great Lakes changes. The impact of changing lake levels reveal themselves in many different ways, including. USGS Current Water Data for Kansas Click to hide state-specific text Historic (pre) gage-height data may contain erroneous values, such as pressure sensors encased in ice, even if .

        NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory. Overview. The dashboard was designed to provide access to and visualize monthly Great Lakes water level data and forecasts across a variety of time scales. The tool features a sliding time scale that makes it equally easy to view the past year or the past years. Features.   The Great Lakes contain 20 percent of the world’s fresh water and their shores are home to 36 million people. The shoreline dwarfs both the Canadian and American East and .

        The Midwest was also in the grip of a severe drought. Those two factors have led to the lowest water levels in history for Lake Michigan and Lake Huron, which is considered one body of water hydrologically. The impact of the low lake levels on those who live on the Great Lakes is heavy. Leland Harbor is the heart of a northern Michigan town.   Established: Time Meridian: 75° W: Present Installation: Date Removed: N/A: Water Level Max (ref IGLD): ft.


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Status report on the water levels of the Great Lakes by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works. Subcommittee on Water Resources. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Master gauge stations (Present) Each lake has one water level station that is designated as the master gauge, based on length of record and minimal relative vertical crustal movement. Current master gauge stations are shown on the map above and bolded on. Collapse All Expand All.

Great Lakes water level data and forecasts, basin conditions, outflows, and other information relating to Great Lakes water levels. Great Lakes Information. Click on a box below to view water level data, water level forecasts, basin conditions, outflows, or update articles.

Water Level Data. Water Level Analysis for the Great Lakes This page provides information regarding the coastal flood risk of the Great Lakes region of the United States. As compared to the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Pacific Coasts, the Great Lakes are unique in that they are not subject to astronomical tides of significance.

Great Lakes Water Levels * Mean levels are calculated by averaging the best available gage data at report generation and are subject to change. Great Lakes Water Levels (Meters) This report was generated at (Eastern): Friday May 29 PM MAY MAY MAY MAY MAY MAYFile Size: 50KB.

Current Reservoir & Great Lakes Water Level Conditions. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. Click on Water Information and then click on Daily Lake Report for a table showing the eight lakes in Indiana monitored by the Corps of Engineers.

Clicking on the pool elevation will show a graph of the lake level. March 29 Water Levels Report. Water levels continue to be well above average and near or above record high levels. From a month ago the water level on Lakes Superior is down by 3 inches, and Lakes Michigan-Huron, St Clair, Erie & Ontario are up 2, 3, 4 & 5 inches respectively.

Great Lakes water levels and related data Information on Great Lakes water levels is available from several agencies in the United States and Canada. This Web page contains links to a number of official Web sites containing Great Lakes water level and related data.

ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS WEEKLY GREAT LAKES WATER LEVEL UPDATE. WEATHER CONDITIONS. Temperatures in the Great Lakes basin were, in general, above average this last week. In some areas of the basin, the holiday weekend was very warm with near record and record breaking daily high temperatures reached throughout the week.

daily water levels. Users of the Great Lakes, connecting channels and St. Lawrence River should keep informed of current conditions before undertaking any activities that could be affected by changing water levels.

Mariners should utilize navigation charts and refer to current water level readings. High water levels and potentially record high File Size: KB.

Pursuant to the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, Canada and the United States, together with their many partners, established a suite of 9 indicators of ecosystem health, supported by 44 sub-indicators, to assess the state of the Great Lakes.

State of the Great Lakes assessments support the identification of current and emerging challenges. The water level of Lake Erie is down 4″ in the last month, but up 13″ in the last year.

The level is 31″ higher than the August average level and 5 inches higher than the previous August. Water quality objectives are set by the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, but decisions about levels and flows are made to comply with the terms of the l Boundary Waters Treaty.

Only limited controls of levels and flows are possible and only for Lake Superior and Lake Ontario. After a record-setting year for Great Lakes water levels inthe U.S.

Army Corps of Engineers is saying to prepare for similar—if not higher—levels this year. The Levels Reference Study Board is pleased to submit its report on methods to alleviate the adverse consequences of fluctuating water levels in the Great Lakes-St.

Lawrence River System, pursuant the Comn~ission's Directive dated February 8, and revisedFile Size: 6MB. Water Levels: View current, historical, and projected water levels. Hydro-Climate: View current, historical, projected water levels and data on drivers behind water level change.

Great Lakes Dashboard: Research tool with support for more data and custom views. Great Lakes — St. Lawrence River Basin Cumulative Impact Assessment: To assist with the periodic assessment of withdrawals. Water levels have declined in areas of pumping east of Lake Michigan, but these declines are much less than those west of the lake.

•Local-scale analysis combining groundwater and surface-water modeling shows that a single pumping well can affect a nearby stream, even to the point of drying the stream during some of the year (Hoard, ). Commiss'ion a brief status report on the health of the Great Lakes eco- system, an update on jurisdictional programs to meet the requirements of the.

Agreement, and a perspective on the current and future actions the Board is undertaking to evaluate the. The International Upper Great Lakes Study (IUGLS) report, Impact on Upper Great Lakes Water Levels: St.

Clair River, found that unexpected erosion did, in fact, occur on the St. Clair River, but that the additional loss of water that resulted was only inches. The study also concluded that there is not ongoing erosion in the river and there.

Great Lake water levels are higher in the spring and lower in the fall. In the spring months, the snow and ice begins to melt and drain into the lakes. By June and July, water levels are at their highest.

When August hits, the weather warms along with the lakes’ surface water. The Great Lakes water levels broke records this past July and August, with some basins experiencing the highest levels ever recorded since Unusually high water.

Lake Superior, Lake St. Clair, Lake Erie and Lake Ontario set new record high water levels over the summer, with lakes Michigan and Huron an inch or less off their year highs. High water levels on the Great Lakes and their environs are submerging some docks and causing inland flooding.

And many experts attribute this to climate change or global warming.Levels of Lake Superior have been regulated since Levels of Lake Ontario have been regulated since In addition, five Great Lakes diversions also contribute to regulation of lake levels. Current regulations of lake levels do not affect long-term lake level trends and cannot influence lake levels significantly in the short term.