With a statewide water shortage warning in place, the Bass Lake Conservancy District warns that if the shortage hits the emergency level, the pumps which pour millions of gallons of water into Bass Lake will be shut off.
The DNR notified the Bass Lake Conservancy District of this situation last week. If the pumps are shut off, all boats in the lake will need to be taken ashore as soon as the emergency is declared or the boat may not be able to be transported out of the lake. The lake levels will deplete quickly.
There is a Water Shortage Plan available on the DNR’s website by clicking here.
A Water Shortage Warning is the second most severe stage the DNR can enact during drought conditions. A Water Shortage Emergency is the most extreme condition and swift action will need to be taken to conserve water statewide.
If you have questions or concerns, call the Bass Lake Conservancy District at (574) 772-2974.