7/10/2020: Precipitation & Stratton Operations  

Precipitation & Stratton Operations Last night the Fox River system received 1” of rainfall in Illinois and up to 4” in Wisconsin.  This rainfall far exceeds the amount of rain that was in the forecast.  Therefore, the gates have been furthered open this morning...

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IDNR-OWR: STRATTON LOCK GATE CHANGES

FROM THE IDNR-OWR:​ Regarding yesterday afternoon's gate changes. The gates at Stratton were adjusted to reduce outflows yesterday. Based on the NWS forecast, which includes Cristobal, the lake levels will continue dropping with these gate adjustments, the upper river...

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6/03/2020: GATE ADJUSTMENT UPDATE

Gate Adjustment update-   The Office of Water Resources continues to carefully monitor lake levels and manage the gate operations at Stratton Dam.  The month of May was unprecedented as the gates remained fully open the entire month.  Currently, the Chain and the...

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