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DNR Designates Groundwater Management Area for the North & East Metro

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Notice of Special Session

Notice of Special Session
White Bear Lake Conservation District

Notice is hereby given that the White Bear Lake Conservation District will hold an Executive Session to discuss possible resolution of active litigation with the Department of Natural Resources, Court of Appeals file No.: A17-0262; 7:00 pm April 27, 2017 at the White Bear Lake City Hall, 4701 Highway 61 North, White Bear Lake, MN 55110.

The District shall hold a closed session under the auspices of the attorney-client privilege exception to the Open Meeting Law pursuant to Minn. Stat. 13D.05 Subd. 3(b).

Articles About Water Issues

Lake Level: The elevation of White Bear Lake has historically ranged from its low point of 918.8 feet in 2013 to its high point of 926.7 feet in 1943.  The current lake level is updated online several times daily by the Minnesota DNR.  See the current lake level here.

Lake level trial underway in district court - 031517, WBP
Rare dissension among district board - 030117, White Bear Press
As county grows, can water keep up? - 022617, PP
Generations of St.Germains linked to lake - 020817, WBP
DNR declines request for public hearing on protective elevation - 020117, WBP
Judge in lake case finds groundwater not "artificial" diversion - 020117, WBP
Timeline short for augmentation design-build proposals - 012516, WBP
Current lake level readings unreliable - 012516, WBP
DNR's set lake elevation: "Protected purgatory" - 012516, WBP
Lake's protected elevation too low - 011817, WBP
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Zebra Mussels

Little was learned from Christmas lake zebra mussels - June 2, 2015, LWN
Adult zebra mussels elusive in lake search - November 26, 2014,  White Bear Press
More zebra mussels found throughout lake - October 8, 2014,  White Bear Press
Zebra mussels found in lake - October 1, 2014,  White Bear Press
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DNR Strategic Plan - Draft

st planThe Draft Strategic Plan for Groundwater Management Program. Download PDF file>



The DNR's draft North East Area Groundwater Management Plan - comments are being accepted until March 31, 2015

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Meeting Dates

dothWBLCD Board
The next meeting will be held April 18, 2017 at 7:00 pm in the Council Chambers in the White Bear Lake City Hall. View past meeting video recording>>>
dothLake Education Committee
Next meeting to be announced.
dothLake Quality Committee
Meets the First Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm in the White Bear Lake City Hall.
dothLake Utilization Committee
Next meeting is April 18 at 6 pm in the Council Chambers.
dothLake Level Resolution Committee
Next meeting to be announced.

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