CITY OF WHITEWATER: Cravath and Trippe Lakes Drawdown and Restoration Project

Purpose

The City of Whitewater is sponsoring a project to write a plan to prepare for an extended drawdown of both Tripp and Cravath Lakes. The extended drawdown is planned for September of 2019 through the spring of 2021. Activities: 1) plan the rate and depth of the drawdowns; 2) design bid ready plans for navigational lane dredging during the drawdown; 3) develop the lake restoration plan including burn plan for exotic emergent plant species, aquatic plant reintroduction and fish stocking; 4) measure the sediment depth in the winter of 2018-2019 to start the study on summer sediment consumption; 5) public engagement element to include publications and 3 public informational meetings. Deliverables: A lake restoration plan that includes all the elements listed in the activities. Specific project conditions: WDNR to review a draft of the final report; WDNR will be provided electronic and hard copies of data and reports/plans, in a format specified by the Lake Coordinator, generated as a result of this project. If consultant is to provide final report, it is recommended that Grantee provide DNR Lake Coordinator with a draft for comment on report adequacy prior to making final payment to the consultant. DNR to receive both paper and electronic .pdf copies of the final report along with, or prior to submission of grantee's final payment request.

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LPL168618
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The City of Whitewater is sponsoring a project to write a plan to prepare for an extended drawdown of both Tripp and Cravath Lakes. The extended drawdown is planned for September of 2019 through the spring of 2021. Activities: 1) plan the rate and depth of the drawdowns; 2) design bid ready plans for navigational lane dredging during the drawdown; 3) develop the lake restoration plan including burn plan for exotic emergent plant species, aquatic plant reintroduction and fish stocking; 4) measure the sediment depth in the winter of 2018-2019 to start the study on summer sediment consumption; 5) public engagement element to include publications and 3 public informational meetings. Deliverables: A lake restoration plan that includes all the elements listed in the activities.
 
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