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EVAN N. PRATT, P.E.
WATER RESOURCES COMMISSIONER 705 North Zeeb Road P.O. Box 8645 Ann Arbor, MI 48107-8645
Chief Deputy Water Resources
SCOTT MILLER, P.E.
Deputy Water Resources Commissioner
Telephone 734.222.6860 Fax 734.222.6803
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Date: March 22, 2022
Contact: Scott Miller, P.E.
Deputy Water Resources Commissioner 734-222-6860
Raising of the Portage and Base Line Lake Level
Ann Arbor, MI.: The lake level at Portage and Base Line Lakes will be raised beginning on March 28, 2022. The lakes will reach their legally established summer level by April 11, 2022, weather conditions permitting, according to Deputy Water Resources Commissioner Scott Miller, P.E.
Each winter the lake level is lowered to reduce ice damage and erosion on the lake shore. For further information, please contact the Washtenaw County Water Resources Commissioner’s Office at 734-222-6860.
The mission of the Office of the Water Resources Commissioner is to provide for the health, safety and welfare of Washtenaw County citizens and the protection of surface water and the environment and to promote the long term environmental and economic sustainability of Washtenaw County by providing storm water management, flood control, development review and water quality programs. Visit washtenaw.org/drains
Office Open Weekdays From 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.