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All posts tagged "water levels"
Stop the Drop is closing in on its 20,000 member goal
LAKE HURON–When Stop the Drop went live on May 1 of this year, nobody knew what would happen. “Most people were skeptical that we would reach our goal of 20,000 members by Labour Day (’20K by Labour...
- Posted August 26, 2013
Water levels up, seasonal drop beginning later than usual in 2013
LAKE HURON—The last time The Expositor spoke with Environment Canada’s Chuck Southam regarding Lake Huron’s water levels, he told this newspaper that considering last summer’s record, a mid-July start for a seasonal decline in water levels would...
- Posted August 14, 2013
Local response good for Stop the Drop campaign
MANITOULIN—Local response was good to canvassing done by representatives of the Stop the Drop campaign to garner further local support of the initiative at the Little Current Swing Bridge 100th anniversary celebrations held in July. “We had...
- Posted August 2, 2013
Water woes forecasted if US community taps into Great Lakes water
MANITOULIN—A Spring Bay man agrees that if an American town taps into and uses Great Lakes water, it may start a ‘water war’ between Canada and the US. “That would be a terrible precedent set,” stated Mike...
- Posted July 19, 2013
It will take all of our efforts to restore the Great Lakes
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is an open letter to the Globe and Mail, and has been reprinted here at the author’s request. Response to IJC chair’s opinion piece in the Globe and Mail The International Joint Commission, after...
- Posted July 3, 2013
Water levels higher, ferry loads heavier
Lake Huron on par with 2012 LAKE HURON—Work being done to the fenders at South Baymouth and Tobermory is underway with the completion date of mid-July still in the sights of the Owen Sound Transportation Company (OSTC)....
- Posted June 26, 2013
Ferry dilemma highlights enormous water level issue
If anything puts the lie to the International Joint Commission’s (IJC) “do nothing” option regarding the dropping water level in Lake Huron (and Lake Michigan that shares the same level) it’s the breaking news on Monday of...
- Posted April 24, 2013
Pending IJC’s recommendations, water levels continue to decline
MANITOULIN—While it is expected that the International Joint Commission (IJC) for Canada and the United States will conclude its deliberations and make recommendations early in 2013 on water managements, flows and regulations, preliminary results from the US...
- Posted January 11, 2013
Lake Huron December level reaches all-time recorded low
LAKE HURON—Last winter’s lack of precipitation and this year’s dry, hot summer are combining to have a major effect on Lake Huron’s water levels. On December 1, Lake Huron was one centimeter lower than the 1964 record...
- Posted December 27, 2012
IJC may allow Georgian Bay to drop another 1.25 metres, Sierra Club says
MIDLAND—The International Joint Commission (IJC) may be intending to allow water levels in Lake Huron and Georgian Bay to drop by more than 1.25 metres (four feet) below current levels. Those levels are already at historically low...
- Posted August 17, 2012