2012 Great Lakes Water Levels Drop – Marina’s Scramble

Sailboats Out on the Hard on Saginaw Bay

Five years ago the entire Great Lakes was witness to low water levels not seen since 1964. Marina’s were dredging, boats were being damaged on shallow reefs not seen a generation and lake shipping was facing hard times.  

2012 Lake Huron Water Levels Approached Notable Historic Lows

Lake Huron Water Level Graph

The 2012 Lake Huron water levels approached measurements not seen in over 50 years. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reporting water levels in Lakes Michigan and Huron are 11 inches below its level of a year ago. Lakes St. Clair, Erie, and Ontario are 11, 13, and 12 inches, respectively, lower than their … Read more