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Sprague Lake water level study to begin

Study aims to identify flood risk solutions

SPRAGUE--Over the past few years, water levels in Sprague Lake, which straddles the Lincoln and Adams County lines, have been slow to recede following storm events. To help identify flood risk solutions, the Department of Ecology is partnering with Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife to study water levels at the Sprague Lake outlet channel.

In 2017, high water levels combined with heavy rain and frozen ground caused significant flooding that damaged both public and private properties and city infrastructure.

“This study is the first step in discovering what’s contributing to high water...

 

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