Status of Flooding Event (September 2018)

To: Media
From: Green Lake County Sheriff's Office
Re/Event: Status of Flooding Event (September 2018)
Date of Incident: 09/06/2018 4:00 pm
Address: Green Lake County
Date of Release: 09/06/2018 Release #: 1-1

Information:
According to data collected by the National Weather Service, the Fox River in Green Lake County should crest and level off on Friday, September 7. Area lakes continue to have high water. Lake Puckaway, the entire Fox River in the County, and Little Green Lake remain under an emergency Slow-No-Wake order.

Residents of the following cities and towns who desire sand and sandbags may report to:
1) City of Berlin - 241 Spring St., City Garage.
2) City of Princeton - 428 W. Main St., Public Works Dept.
3) Town of Marquette - DNR parking area on Grand River Rd. near the Puckaway Rod and Gun Club.
*Note - sand and bags will be at these locations for citizens to fill.
**Note - citizens from other towns should call their town chairperson for information on that jurisdiction's procedure on sand and sand bagging.

According to calculations from the National Weather Service, including anticipated precipitation and saturation levels, the water level will not reach the record levels of 2008.

Citizens with further questions concerning flood waters and their effects may use the #211 system, additionally, may report damage on-line. Dial: #211 or #1-800-924-5514 or visit www.211now.org

 
Release Prepared by:
Chief Deputy Mark P. Putzke
Green Lake County Sheriff's Office

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