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Many years of drought
3:35 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

2013 Moisture Above Normal Rate, Reservoirs Near Full

Wisconsin River reservoir
Credit WVIC photo

What a difference a year makes. Last year, Wisconsin River reservoirs were very low due to the effects of an extended drought in the Northwoods. This year, with one exception, all the reservoirs feeding the river are full.


That word from Peter Hansen...the operations manager for Wisconsin Valley Improvement Company in Wausau...given the responsiblity for maintaining water flow on the state's largest river.


Last year several Northwoods reservoirs were well below full. But this year...

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