Restore Our Water International

The Great Lakes are in crisis!

ESCANABA — With record-breaking water levels seen on Lake Michigan this spring, local officials spoke about how the situation has affected their communities.

According to the Army Corp of Engineers, Lake Michigan and Lake Huron broke their water records in April. The new records for these lakes were 13.4 inches higher than last spring’s water level and nearly three inches higher than a record set in 1986.