Did sewer project affect lake level?

Did sewer project affect lake level?

There are 67 comments on the TwinCities.com story from Feb 20, 2011, titled Did sewer project affect lake level?. In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

A long pier is left high and dry, canoes too, short of the water on the west end of White Bear Lake, a part of the lake particularily suffering from the lake's lowering water level--on Ednesday morning April 8, 2009.

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Guy up the street

Saint Paul, MN

#71 Feb 22, 2011
Sewer pipes have always dewatered areas simply because they exist. Water flows outside of the new pipe in voids created during construction. It happens every time. Dig around any old sewer pipe, its an unending underground river.

And no, it wont stop , It will keep drawing down the aquifer till things equilize out. WBL is a memory. Pump all the water you want into it. It wont help.
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#72 Feb 22, 2011
Jon wrote:
Sounds pretty much slander FLASH POOPER- Via AOL
You might find yourself at the end of JOHN DOE subpoena trying to explain why the court should not find you guilty of smearing his name.
I almost missed this comment. I have taken a screen shot and will send to him down at the studio.
Your keyboard is writing checks you can't cash...
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Please don`t feed this professional TROLL.
Thank you.
He is a Dick

Minneapolis, MN

#73 Feb 22, 2011
The AOL guy above is local AS Wipe. Pretends hes everthing to every one. He gets off on it.
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#75 Feb 22, 2011
He is a Dick wrote:
The AOL guy above is local AS Wipe. Pretends hes everthing to every one. He gets off on it.
Please don`t feed this professional TROLL, even under all the screen names they go by.
Thank you.

Richmond, KY

#76 Mar 2, 2011

Cottage Grove, MN

#77 Mar 3, 2011
The land value of Manitou Island must be going up, the island is getting bigger. Or is it no longer an island?

Saint Paul, MN

#78 May 3, 2011
NUTSTOU wrote:
Years ago Lake Phalen was drying up. I believe they sealed the leaks by dumping Bentonite into the lake , Would something like that work here?
My dad was a boy at the time and remembers this. I'm trying to research this, can you tell me anything about it and the year?

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