Dredging Project Update

Dredging Update. George Antoniou, Lake Restoration Program Coordinator IDNR, recently (10/13/2021) provided to FOLM: He reported that spoils from the Dredge have been contracted to the City for work on the levees through 2023. They are nearly removed now. At present no further dredging is scheduled. Plans for Phase 3 are uncertain at this time. So far more than one-million cubic yards of material has been removed. 30 acres of American Lotus have been sprayed by a private contractor with good...

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Lake Manawa Dredge Test – 2016

Specific questions about the upcoming Lake Manawa Dredge should be directed to Park Manager Dan Jacobs at 712-366-0220 Tentative Dredge Schedule is as follows: March 16th to April 1st: containment site prep, processing plant setup at containment site, run pipes from lake to containment site to carry dredge material. April 1st – April 10th: Dredge arrival and setup April 10th – Dredge will begin, operation will continue for approximately 120 days. The dredge will run 24 hours a day, 6 days a week. Other than closing part of the south boat ramp area for the week the dredge arrives, all boat ramps will be open. Hazard Zone Markers: Boat Landing Signs PDF: Boat Landing Signs The link below is the buoy plan for the dredge operation. There will be five acres around the dredge and the area around the pipeline where boat traffic will be restricted. The pass through area between the dredge and the North point will be indicated by green and red buoys. Lake Manawa In-Lake Buoy Plan Document (Word): Lake Manawa In Lake Buoy Plan Specific questions about the upcoming Lake Manawa Dredge should be directed to Park Manager Dan Jacobs at...

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Provide Your Feedback Online for Future Lake Manawa Plans

If you can not attend the public opinion meeting on May 7th, please consider taking this VERY brief online survey and provide your feedback to the DNR https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/LakeManawa A PDF synopsis of the plan can be found here: (a short synopsis on the Feedback Form link, and a detailed version on the Recreation Use Plan link, found under Lake Manawa) http://www.iowadnr.gov/…/StateParksRecAr…/RecreationUsePlans Lake Manawa State Park Recreation Use Plan – April 2015 Feedback Form – Lake Manawa State Park Recreation Use Plan – April...

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