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NOTICE: Lake Altoona Drawdown

Post Date:10/08/2015 2:32 PM
The Eau Claire County Parks & Forest Department announces that the water level on Lake
Altoona needs to be lowered significantly in order to perform dam repairs.

This drawdown will begin Monday, October 12, 2015 and will extend for several days.

The water level on the lake will be dropped by 6 inches per day until water levels are low
enough to do the required concrete repair work. The period of drawdown will depend on
weather conditions and progress of the repairs.

Residents who have watercraft or docks on the lake should consider removing them from the
lake by Tuesday, October 13th.

If you have any questions regarding this press release, please call the Eau Claire County
Parks & Forest Office at 839-4783.

For a copy of the press release, click here.
For a copy of the Emergency Notice, click here.
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