Water levels are regulated in accordance with the regulation plan outlined in paragraph 36(c)(5) of Department of the Army Lease No. W911XK-1-12-3005. Which is summarized below:
Monitor/Regulate Crooked Lake Levels as follows:
(1). Raise lake level to elevation 595.4 ft (IGLD 1985) by 27 May, and hold 595.4 ft, or as near as possible, thru 30 September.
(2). After November 1, open gates and draw the lake down to the maximum possible, leaving the gates fully open throughout the winter as long as conditions allow.
Click HERE for Crooked River Lock & Weir Hourly Water Levels
Point of Contacts for inquiries regarding water levels:
Emmet County Parks & Recreation
Dennis McDermott, Michigan Department of Natural Resources
David Wright, P.E., Chief, Operations, USACE-Detroit