Prompted by the severity of the drought of the summer of 1988, the Great Lakes Commission recognized the need to strengthen the region’s ability to anticipate and respond to drought and its attendant impacts on Great Lakes water levels. At its November 1988 annual meeting, the GLC created the Task Force on Drought Management and Great Lakes Water Levels. This document is a product of that Task Force.
Category: Water Quantity and Use
This 1987 report of the Great Lakes Commission’s Lake Levels, Flooding and Shoreline Erosion Task Force presents information on shore erosion and flooding assistance and protection programs in the eight Great Lakes states.
LIBRARY Guidebook to Drought Planning, Management and Water Level Changes in the Great Lakes The Great Lakes Commission prepared this report to further public understanding of water levels and the causes of water level changes on the Great Lakes. Fluct …
Survey and Preliminary Evaluation of the Existing Water Use Data Collection Systems in the Great Lakes
This survey and preliminary evaluation of the existing water use data collection systems in the Great Lakes region were intended to assist the work of the Water Resources Management Committee.