The drainage of the lakes for dam inspection provides a rare opportunity to view what lies beneath.
water level in the morning
water level in the afternoon - down c. 2.5 feet. Varying water levels visible on the upstream side of the concrete.
The overflow outlet appears to be supported by a ring of stakes and stones.
Supports under Cricket's Corenr
View from Garfield Bridge. Much of the sediment in the lower lake was deposited during the storms of summer 2010, when the cliff behind High Lea shelter collapsed into the ravine and was swept downstream.
By mid-July, the lower lake had refilled. The upper lake took longer.
Islands on Lake Linnea re-connecting with the mainland
underwater topography revealed!
The floating dock and stranded lilly pads
water entering the inlet channel to Lake Linnea. The boathouse is barely visible in the background shadows