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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Raising of the Portage and Base Line Lake Level

EVAN N. PRATT, P.E.

WATER RESOURCES COMMISSIONER 
 705 North Zeeb Road 
 P.O. Box 8645 
 Ann Arbor, MI 48107-8645

[email protected] 

https://www.washtenaw.org/drains 

HARRY SHEEHAN

Chief Deputy Water Resources

Commissioner

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

[email protected] 

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 Commissioners 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. Visi
t 
 
washtenaw.org/drains 

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