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WDNR Information on Proposed Shoreline Dredging Permits

** PUBLIC COMMENT DEADLINE IS MARCH 3 **

The Wisconsin DNR is hosting informational meetings in February on their proposed state-wide General Permit that would allow homeowners to dredge their shoreline. You can read about it at their website here. If you would like to see improvement to their proposal, they are accepting written comments until March 3rd.

** PUBLIC COMMENT DEADLINE IS MARCH 3 **

WDNR Public Meeting

The DNR will be holding a public meeting to discuss disposal of dredged materials in the Town of Waterford. The meeting will be held at the Waterford Town Hall on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 5:00 pm. For more information, you can view a copy of the public notice here.

Monthly Meeting

The next monthly meeting will be Saturday, February 25 at 9:00 am at Waterford Town Hall.

2016 Aquatic Plant Management

The 2016 Aquatic Plan Management Report gives details on the work done during 2016 on management of aquatic plants in the waterway. Read it here.

Press Release

Waterford WI, September 16, 2016: Southeastern Wisconsin Fox River Commission (SEWFRC) at their monthly meeting Friday gave approval and presented a final check for $80,880.00 to Waterford Waterway Management District (WWMD) to cover 90% of the cost to prepare and receive the approval of Chapter 30 Dredging Permit Application.  Read more …

Survey

Check the following documents to see the 2016 riparian owners survey and results.

WWMD Riparian Owners Survey

WWMD Riparian Owners Survey Top Line Results

WWMD Riparian Owners Survey Results

Information Exchange 8-11-2016

Click here to view or download the presentation given at the Information Exchange meetings held on August 11th.

Dredging History Lessons

Please check our first Dredging History Lesson to get caught up on everything that has gone into our Dredging Project. More lessons to come soon!

Aeration

The Graef Report on Aeration for Waterford Lakes can be read on the Special Projects Committee page. There are also new links for the UW-Whitewater Water Quality Measurements and the Lake Savers Project Results Update 2016.

Proposed Over Winter Drawdown

Additional information regarding the proposed over winter drawdown can be found at the Aquatic Plant Management Page.

Waukesha Water Diversion

The Conference of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers has unanimously approved Waukesha’s request to divert up to 8,200,000 gallons of Lake Michigan water per day. This is water that will not be put into the Fox River, which could be up to 1/3 of the daily flow during times of low flow in summer.

http://www.waukeshadiversion.org/
http://www.jsonline.com/news/waukesha/decision-day-arrives-for-waukeshas-lake-michigan-water-request-b99747111z1-383762921.html