Dane County Lifts Slow No Wake on Lake Kegonsa; Orders Eased for Lakes Monona, Waubesa

July 31, 2008
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
County Executive

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: http://web-dev-vm/SlowNoWake.htm ####