Rest Lake Dam http://wxpr.org en Two Meetings Friday On Rest Lake Dam Proposal http://wxpr.org/post/two-meetings-friday-rest-lake-dam-proposal <p></p><p>Two public information meetings take place this Friday in Manitowish Waters concerning the controversial operating order for the Rest Lake Dam.</p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:54:17 +0000 Ken Krall 20242 at http://wxpr.org DNR Plans to Change Rest Lake Dam Flows http://wxpr.org/post/dnr-plans-change-rest-lake-dam-flows <p>DNR managers are proposing a <a href="http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/Dams/documents/RestLake/RestLakeFOF-ORDER-DRAFT-5-30-14b.pdf" target="_blank">new operating plan</a> for the Rest Lake dam in Manitowish Waters.&nbsp; But property owners want more time to give input.&nbsp;</p><p>The draft order calls for reducing the fall water drawdown to 1 foot, compared to the current three-and-a-half foot drawdown.</p><p>DNR Northern Region Director John Gozdzialski explains taking out less water in the fall means there will be more water in the winter and early spring.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 17:58:08 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 19325 at http://wxpr.org DNR Plans to Change Rest Lake Dam Flows Rest Lake Dam Hearings Postponed http://wxpr.org/post/rest-lake-dam-hearings-postponed <P>The DNR is postponing public information hearings for the operation of the Rest Lake Dam near Manitowish Waters.</P> <P>There has been considerable debate over several years as citizens have wanted to maintain the current water levels, while the DNR has asked to change them.</P> <P>The DNR's John Spangenberg says the hearings, which had been set for August 9 and 10, will be postponed due to a recent state Supreme Court ruling. Wed, 24 Jul 2013 15:34:51 +0000 Ken Krall 5530 at http://wxpr.org Rest Lake Dam Hearings Postponed