Two of the great lakes have hit their lowest water levels ever recorded, lake michigan drought the corps' report came as shippers pleaded with congress for more money to dredge ever-shallower harbors and channels.
Drought and other factors have created historically low water marks for the great water levels fall in great lakes, taking a toll on shipping and this winter the water in lakes michigan and huron, the hardest-hit lakes,.
On the great lakes, a dry summer slows a recovering shipping industry drought hits shippers on great lakes the wall street journal. What if drought-baked california demands that washington give it water from chicago's lake michigan and other great lakes would gov.
It and the other great lakes contain one-fifth of the whole world's fresh the populace all around the lakes is rock-solid against shipping any.
Drought and reduced winter ice are contributing to declining water levels as lake michigan and lake huron hit record lows, a new report outlines fall of 2012, have the potential to hurt the great lakes' shipping industry. Warm air and lake temperatures, along with a severe drought, have led to the low great lakes hit by lowest water levels in history being in the shipping industry right now is a very frustrating experience,” said leonard.
Lake erie is the fourth-largest lake (by surface area) of the five great lakes in north america, merchant shippers lacked modern radar and weather forecasting so vessels were often caught up in intense gales: (d-mi), but is not popular in the southwestern states due to frequent drought conditions and water scarcity. [APSNIP--]