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Jmd123May 19th, 2020, 2:38 pm
Oscoda, MI

Posts: 2473
The Edenville Dam on the Tittabawassee River just FAILED from an excessive amount of precipitation. I don't know what fell down there but we got over 8" according to my neighbor here in Iosco County. I was supposed to be working on county drains in this area, as well as invasive weed surveys on this and other lakes in the chain, wetland restorations, soil sedimentation and erosion control, endangered mussels...the county drains are going to be re-arranged, the lakes drained, erosion control/restoration areas blasted to pieces, culverts blown out, mussels buried or blown out?

Crazy world, welcome to Climate Change!

Jonathon

P.S. Oh, and the Rifle River took out the US 23 bridge at Omer.
No matter how big the one you just caught is, there's always a bigger one out there somewhere...
PartsmanMay 19th, 2020, 2:51 pm
bancroft michigan

Posts: 321
Hope folks are safe downstream from the dam. The Rifle looks pretty ugly, I don't know, all I thought about all winter was fishing this spring, sure not looking good.
Mike.
Jmd123May 19th, 2020, 5:05 pm
Oscoda, MI

Posts: 2473
https://radio.wcmu.org/post/gladwin-and-midland-counties-see-flooding-evacuation-orders

Yikes!!!

Jonathon
No matter how big the one you just caught is, there's always a bigger one out there somewhere...
Jmd123May 19th, 2020, 5:14 pm
Oscoda, MI

Posts: 2473
https://www.wzzm13.com/article/news/local/michigan/1-mid-michigan-dam-breached-another-at-risk/69-5371bc0d-7e25-4ac3-a1cf-9fce5a7f7bd9

https://www.bing.com/news/search?q=Edenville+Dam&qpvt=Edenville+Dam&FORM=EWRE

Google Maps view:

https://www.google.com/maps/@43.8134015,-84.3761214,1121m/data=!3m1!1e3

Right (East) side blew...

AND Sanford is going to blow AND I just heard Secord...that's 3 for 4, Smallwood is the only one left...

Jonathon
No matter how big the one you just caught is, there's always a bigger one out there somewhere...

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