IJC http://michiganradio.org en Raising water levels in Lakes Michigan and Huron with man-made stuctures http://michiganradio.org/post/raising-water-levels-lakes-michigan-and-huron-man-made-stuctures <p>The International Joint Commission (IJC) recommends that the U.S. and Canadian governments investigate the option of placing man-made structures in the St. Clair River to raise water levels in Lakes Michigan and Huron.</p><p>The IJC is a binational organization that develops recommendations and resolves disputes over waters between the U.S. and Canada.</p><p>More from Jon Flesher of the Associated Press:</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 18:23:03 +0000 Mark Brush 12306 at http://michiganradio.org Raising water levels in Lakes Michigan and Huron with man-made stuctures Raising Lake Huron water level problematic, says study http://michiganradio.org/post/raising-lake-huron-water-level-problematic-says-study <p>A new study suggests raising the water level in Lake Huron could cause as many problems as it solves.&nbsp;</p><p><font color="#993399"><span style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span></font>Eugene Stakhiv&nbsp;is U.S. Co-chair of the International Great Lakes Study.&nbsp;</p><p>He says people could build dams or other structures in the St. Clair River to slow the flow of water out of Lake Huron.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>That would raise the level of Lake Huron and benefit marinas and wetlands around the lake.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 09 Jun 2011 22:38:41 +0000 Tracy Samilton 2837 at http://michiganradio.org