Diversion of Water from Lake Michigan
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Diversion of Water from Lake Michigan hearings before the United States House Committee on Rivers and Harbors, Sixty-Seventh Congress, second session, on May 9, 1922

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • United States. -- Army. -- Corps of Engineers -- Appropriations and expenditures,
  • Waterways -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Michigan, Lake,
  • Illinois River (Ill.)

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Considers (67) H. Res. 305

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Paginationii, 9 p
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15284429M

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The Illinois Lake Michigan Water Allocation Program (Program) was developed to manage Illinois' diversion of water from Lake Michigan in response to a Supreme Court Decree amended in This Decree limits Illinois' diversion to 3, cfs .   Last year, its average daily diversion of Lake Michigan water was million gallons a day, according to DNR figures. But the village’s location at the edge of the Chicago metro area, and 20 minutes from Foxconn Technology Group’s industrial complex now under development in southeastern Wisconsin, gives Pleasant Prairie a strategic edge.   Water diversion from Lake Michigan: hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Public Works, United States Senate, Eighty-sixth Congress, first session, on H.R. 1 and S. , requiring a study to be conducted of the effect of increasing the diversion of water from Lake Michigan into the Illinois waterway for navigation, and for other purposes, J . The diversion of water from the Lake Michigan watershed is of major importance to the Great Lakes states and to the Canadian province of Ontario. The states and province that border the Great Lakes have concerns with both diversions during periods of low lake levels, as well as the long term effects of diversion.

  The diversions into Lake Superior more than make up for the lost Great Lakes waters at Chicago. According to the Graham Sustainability Institute at the University of Michigan, the average amount of water from the Ogoki and Long Lac diversion from to was nearly double the outflow from the Lake Michigan-Huron diversion out of the system. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers studies and denies a diversion of Great Lakes water to recharge the Ogallala Aquifer that underlies 8 states from South Dakota to Texas. Pleasant Prairie, WI, gains approval for a temporary mgd diversion from Lake Michigan for public supply. The village must return treated wastewater to the lake by.   The city submitted an application for use of Lake Michigan water to the DNR in and an updated application in Following the DNR's technical review and preliminary final environmental impact statement analysis, the city of Waukesha's Great Lakes diversion application was approved by the compact council in June with conditions that.   Book: Wisconsin quietly OK’d Lake Michigan water diversion Tue, 0 Comments MILWAUKEE (AP) — In a story Sept. 18 about the diversion of Lake Michigan water to Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, The Associated Press erroneously referred to Peter Annin as director of the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition.

The water from Lake Michigan flows to Lake Huron through the Straits of Mackinac. These straits are deep and wide, resulting in Lakes Michigan and Huron standing at the same elevation. There are no artificial controls on the St. Clair and Detroit Rivers that could change the flow from the Michigan-Huron Lakes system into Lake Erie.   The book will be re-released Oct. 3 to mark the 10th anniversary of the signing of the Great Lakes Compact, which bars water diversions outside the basin in most cases. Under the decision, the water will go to parts of the village outside the Lake Michigan basin. Those places have struggled with radium and shrinking. A decision by Wisconsin officials eight years ago to approve a big, new allotment of water from Lake Michigan to Pleasant Prairie is raising questions of .   The populace all around the Lakes is rock-solid against shipping any water anywhere, and advancing any diversion plan would set off political warfare. Or perhaps one should say “renew.