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LMCD Initiates “Low Water Declaration”

When Lake levels fall below 928.0 feet, the Lake Minnetonka Conservation District (LMCD) Code states that the Board of Directors may approve a resolution that allows for temporary dock length extensions for licensed (multiple dock facilities) and unlicensed (primarily residential) sites on Lake Minnetonka. The LMCD Board of Directors has been considering this matter based on water level readings provided by the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District since mid-March, as well as projected precipitation. Based on those findings, a resolution was adopted at the April 11 Regular LMCD Board Meeting declaring “Low Water” on Lake Minnetonka. This resolution authorizes temporary dock extensions per LMCD Code.

The permitting forms defining and authorizing the placement of the temporary dock extensions are provided below:

For further information on the “Low Water Declaration,” feel free to contact the LMCD office at (952) 745-0789.

Posted on: April 12th, 2012