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Old 09-13-2013, 02:40 PM   #1
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Any one been down there lately to see what the water levels are like?? I heard it was extremely low.
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Any one been down there lately to see what the water levels are like?? I heard it was extremely low.
Last I heard they were starting to pump it but this is an unreliable source I got the information from. Its a 50/50 thing if you know what I mean
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not much for water and lots of vegetation is what I heard....
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Upper tubes been open for a few weeks, lock 17 trying to hold a little back to help fill lake. River is low so lake will be slow filling. What I've heard. Havn't heard whether they have started filling Klum Lake yet.
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Water levels: Water levels are near normal for this time of year and are being raised slowly. The water level
will be very shallow for the September duck season, but will be brought up to normal fall levels
for the remainder of the duck season.

Vegetation: There are abundant moist-soil plants throughout the complex such as smartweed, bidens, sedges,
barnyard grass, and millet. Habitat conditions are better than expected considering the major
flooding that took place for most of the growing season. The late August/early September heat
wave helped accelerate the growth of moist-soil vegetation. However, the vegetation height is
shorter than normal.

Boat Access: Accessible to large boats. Not all areas will be accessible during the early duck season.
Notes: Odessa suffered major flooding this spring that resulted in two large levee breaks. Fortunately,
the breaks are in locations that do not affect the ability to hold water. Levee repairs are currently scheduled to take place in 2014.
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"Levee repairs are currently scheduled to take place in 2014."

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