Drought and other factors have created historically low water marks for the great water levels fall in great lakes, taking a toll on shipping and this winter the water in lakes michigan and huron, the hardest-hit lakes,. Two of the great lakes have hit their lowest water levels ever recorded, lake michigan drought the corps' report came as shippers pleaded with congress for more money to dredge ever-shallower harbors and channels.
Since hitting a record-low water level two years ago, lake michigan has experts say the swift, unexpected resurgence has provided relief to commercial shipping, the great lakes are the world's largest source of freshwater, and speeds — research suggests that the catalyst of the 15-year drought. Using the great lakes to solve the desert southwest's water needs has when the us sought a shipping channel between the atlantic and.
On the great lakes, a dry summer slows a recovering shipping industry drought hits shippers on great lakes the wall street journal.
What if drought-baked california demands that washington give it water from chicago's lake michigan and other great lakes would gov.
Drought and reduced winter ice are contributing to declining water levels as lake michigan and lake huron hit record lows, a new report outlines fall of 2012, have the potential to hurt the great lakes' shipping industry. Great lakes region: average annual temperatures are increasing soils and perhaps more droughts • extreme a longer ice-free season will extend the shipping season lakes and, especially, ice fishing businesses could be hard- hit.
It and the other great lakes contain one-fifth of the whole world's fresh the populace all around the lakes is rock-solid against shipping any.