I&M to lower reservoir level at Elkhart Hydroelectric Plant

(Photo supplied/Indiana-Michigan Power)

Indiana Michigan Power is preparing for the upcoming winter season at its Elkhart Hydroelectric Generating Station located on Johnson St. near downtown Elkhart on the St. Joseph River. I&M lowers the reservoir level to prevent ice buildup.

Starting Monday, Dec. 12, I&M will lower the level from 741.5 feet above sea level to 739.5 feet above sea level. The water levels will decrease about six inches per day over a four-day period.

The reservoir level will return to its spring and summer operating level of 741.5 feet above sea level in early spring.

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