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Flood Update Email

Friday, March 4, 2022

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Please see below Texas Township's update regarding the flooding crisis and other activities and events in the Township. 
 

Lake Level Comparisons

Date of Measure: Thursday, February 24
Eagle Lake
  • Down 41.28 inches from the highest point. 
    • Target Level Comparison: Exceeding target by 7.92"
    • Normal Lake Comparison: Exceeding level by 13.20"
Crooked Lake
  • Down 41.16 inches from the highest point. 
    • Target Level Comparison: Below target by 0.36"
    • Normal Lake Comparison: Below level by 0.36"
Pine Island Lake
  • No measurement provided due to ice buildup.

News & Events

 

Office Hours
The office is open for service.
Mon - Thu | 8:00am-4:30pm
Fri | 8:00am-11:30am

 
Upcoming Meetings
Township Board 
Mar 14 | 6pm
Planning Commission
Mar 08 | 5pm


Meeting Agendas & Packets
 

Updates 

  • With the rain in the last two weeks, the best we can tell is that Eagle Lake went up approximately 1 inch.  It is now 900.36, which is 13.2 inches above the NLL.  Due to the ice, Crooked Lake is difficult to read but appears to be 895.15, which is about .36 above their NLL. 
  • Over the past few months, Prein & Newhof, Drain Office, and Township staff have been working to resolve the AIS (primarily zebra mussel) concerns.  There has been conversations with EGLE representatives on how to best resolve these issues.  We have determined that there are two options at this point, one that is proven and one that is not.  We need to determine which option makes the most sense for EGLE, the residents, Township and the Drain Office.  We hope to have more information at the next Task Force Meeting.
  • January 27, 2022 Flooding Task Force Meeting Summary
  • February 24, 2022 Flooding Task Force Meeting Summary

Next Flood Task Force Meeting

Thursday, April 14, 2022 at 10:30am via Zoom

269-375-1591
7110 West Q Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Mon-Thu: 8:00-4:30
Fri: 8:00-11:30
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