Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Peninsula Power Company will be making a temporary drawdown of water levels in the Silver Lake Storage Basin on the Dead River in Marquette County.
UPPCO will draw down the basin approximately four to five feet below its normal summer level.
The draw down is necessary in order to complete maintenance on the embankments along with the installation of a new filtering system and embankment reinforcement.
The drawdown is scheduled to begin no earlier than June 15.
Construction is expected to be completed by the end of summer.