Our algae season is over and it looks like we have entered winter weather conditions. This means the lake level will be fluctuating as rain comes in and we run our hydro generators.
The LOC intern has been collecting data on Oswego Lake this summer and will continue through next year. She recently deployed sampling buoys on the south shoreline to collect data for her research.
The weather in July was hot but the cyanobacteria did not get out of control.
As of this writing the lake level is 97.6 feet above sea level, meaning there is still just under a foot to go until full.
The lake refill rate has slowed as water has spread out into the bays and canals. Limited rain in February has not helped.
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