White Bear Lake Group Sues DNR Over Lake Levels

There are 2 comments on the KSTP story from Nov 27, 2012, titled White Bear Lake Group Sues DNR Over Lake Levels. In it, KSTP reports that:

A group of White Bear Lake residents and business owners are suing the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources claiming the agency's practices have contributed to falling levels at the lake north of St.

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Polar One

United States

#1 Nov 28, 2012
White Bear has always tended to be low.

When using the lake in the 1950s the Government would pump water into the lake all summer long to keep levels up.

The low levels have NOTHING to do with wells taking too much water because the lake was low in the 1950s when there were not all the current wells. I'm sure it's a climate cycle NOT Climate Change.

There were 3 pumps putting water into White Bear and the pipes were at least 8" casings.

That history is buried by current Government, I wonder why?
Jojo

Saint Paul, MN

#2 Apr 12, 2013
Sue the residents who live along the lake and golf courses that use the lake water to keep their grass green... those are the people who are helping it drop...

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