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Diversion of Water from Lake Michigan

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

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

  • About the Edition

    Considers (67) H. Res. 305

    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationii, 9 p
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15284429M

    Lake Superior, bordered by Ontario, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota, is the northernmost and westernmost lake and can be considered the headwater of the system. It is the deepest lake (mean depth feet [ metres]), lies at an altitude of feet above sea level, and discharges into Lake Huron through the St. That made it the largest water diversion in all of Wisconsin, and its approval came with no public notification. In , when the Wisconsin city of Waukesha wanted to draw increased amounts of water from Lake Michigan, it had to get the approval of the .

      The largest diversion in the Great Lakes’ history, which, since the early s, sends billion gallons of Lake Michigan water to the Mississippi River every day via the reversed flow of the Chicago River, lowered Lakes Michigan and Huron .   Before the dams, water from Long Lac and the Ogoki flowed north into Hudson Bay. But after the diversions were built the water flowed south into Lake Superior and down through the entire chain of Great Lakes. In a report by the International Joint Commission those two diversions raised the average water level on Lake Michigan by over four inches.

      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. Annin is a journalist and director of the Mary Griggs Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation at Northland College. The city was allowed to apply to purchase Lake Michigan water under a closely-scrutinized clause of the Great Lakes Compact. It allows communities located in .


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Diversion of Water from Lake Michigan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Journalist Peter Annin highlights details of the decision in his updated book, "The Great Lakes Water Wars." The book will be re-released Oct. 3 to mark the 10th anniversary of the signing of the. hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Public Works, United States Senate, Eighty-fifth Congress, second session on H.R.

2 and S.bills to authorize the State of Illinois and the Metropolitan Sanitary District of Greater Chicago, under the direction of the Secretary of the Army to test, on a 3-year basis, the effect of.

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.

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 based on a.

Illinois Waterway--diversion of water from Lake Michigan: hearings before the Committee on Public Works, House of Representatives, Eighty-second Congress, second session, on H.R. (H.R.H.R.H.R.H.R.H.R.H.J. Res.and H.J.

Res. ), a bill to authorize the State of Illinois and the Sanitary District of Chicago, under the direction of the. A cyclist rides along the shore of Lake Michigan Friday in downtown Chicago. Ohio should oppose Wisconsin's recent decision to divert millions of gallons of Lake Michigan water.

Book: Wisconsin quietly OK’d Lake Michigan water diversion A decision by Wisconsin officials eight years ago to approve a big, new allotment of water from Lake Michigan to. View full size This graph shows the amount of water diverted out of Lake Michigan along the Illinois shoreline at three places.

Those places are Wilmette, Chicago, and Calumet. U.S. Army Corps of. Effort To Divert Water From Lake Michigan Sets Off Fierce Debate Wis. Gov. Scott Walker has given preliminary approval for a community just outside the lake basin to siphon off a large amount of.

Protest Against Further Diversion of Water from Lake Michigan for the Chicago Drainage Canal. Presented at Washington March 27Th, [Conservation, Canada. Commission of] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Protest Against Further Diversion of Water from Lake Michigan for the Chicago Drainage Canal. Presented at Author: Canada. Commission of Conservation.Lake Michigan water diversion: hearings before the Committee on Public Works, House of Representatives, Eighty-third Congress, first session, on H.R.

(and others) to authorize the State of Illinois and the Sanitary District of Chicago, under the direction of the Secretary of the Army, to help control the lake level of Lake Michigan by diverting water from Lake Michigan .MILWAUKEE — A decision by Wisconsin officials eight years ago to approve a big, new allotment of water from Lake Michigan to Pleasant Prairie is .