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Lake Water Levels

If you're a keen observer of the lake, you may have noticed our beaches are smaller this year. That’s because the water in Lake Michigan is at its highest level since 1998. But in 2013, the lake hit a historical low. So in just over two years, the lake has risen more than 3 feet.

To learn more about lake levels, check out the July 15 segment of Chicago Tonight featuring Joel Brammeier of the Alliance for the Great Lakes.