2009 Lake Michigan Water Levels

There has been a continuous surge of good news this winter regarding Lake Michigan’s current water levels. The US Army Corps of Engineers February 2009 readings have indicated that Lake Michigan-Huron’s monthly mean water level was 577.46 feet, 10 inches higher than last year! Lake Michigan remains about 11 inches below its long term average but projected lake levels indicate that the gap is closing. I am sure that Grand Traverse area lakefront property owners and boaters are pleased to see the levels rising back towards normal levels.

-Jonathan Oltersdorf