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Project Updates

Buckeye Lake: Winter Water Levels and Phase 2 Planning

Posted on 9/26/2016 by Engineering in Buckeye Lake Dam

Beginning October 1, 2016 ODNR will begin to actively manage Buckeye Lake to maintain the target water elevation at "winter pool".

On March 1, 2017 the "stop logs" will be put back in place and the lake will be allowed to refill to no more than 1 foot below normal "summer pool".

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ODNR Receives Regional Dam Safety Award

Posted on 9/12/2016 by Engineering in Buckeye Lake Dam

ODNR has received the 2016 Midwest Regional Award of Merit from the Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO). The association ( gives this award annually to individuals and organizations working in the dam safety field that have made outstanding contributions to dam safety on a regional level.

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Lake White: Site Visit Made By State Legislators

Posted on 9/8/2016 by Engineering in Lake White Dam

Several members of the Ohio General Assembly and their aides were among invited guests who enjoyed a site visit August 30 and received updates on the roadway and dam improvement projects at Lake White in Pike County.

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