Dane County Lifts Slow No Wake on Lake Kegonsa; Orders Eased for Lakes Monona, Waubesa
July 31, 2008
Lake Levels Continue to Fall During Dry Weather
Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk, Sheriff Dave Mahoney, and County Board Chairman Scott McDonell announced a number of changes today to “Slow No Wake Orders” for the Yahara chain of lakes. According to the order:
Lake Kegonsa: 500-foot “Slow No Wake” eased to normal operating rules
Lakes Monona and Waubesa: Full “Slow No Wake” eased to 500-feet
Lake Mendota: Remains 500-foot “Slow No Wake”
Full “Slow No Wake” orders remain for Cherokee Marsh/Cherokee Lake along with Squaw Bay.
The “Slow No Wake” changes take effect at 12:00 p.m. today (Thursday July 31st).
The latest information on “Slow No Wake” is available at a new website hosted by Dane County Land and Water Resources:
Joshua Wescott, Office of the County Executive (608) 267-8823
Elise Schaffer, Dane County Sheriff’s Office (608) 284-6142
Scott McDonell, Dane County Board Chairman (608) 266-5758