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After years of decline, water levels in Lake Michigan are on the upswing. However, the recent surge in water levels has environmental experts warning that extreme weather requires improved infrastructure and a new long-term view of how we manage our water systems.


The water level in Lake Michigan rises after recent rains. But the long-term outlook still has lake levels far below normal. Elizabeth Brackett reports.

Great Lakes Water Levels


We read what some of you had to say about low water levels in the Great Lakes in tonight's Viewer Mail.