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Great Lakes Water Levels Informational Meeting

Thursday, October 17, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wheelchair Accessible, Adults

Great Lakes water levels have been above or near record highs in 2019. What’s in store for Fall/Winter 2019-2020?

Join us for an informational meeting featuring presentations by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, National Weather Service, and Wisconsin Sea Grant.

Topics include:

  • Outlook for water levels this fall and winter
  • Short-term water level changes like surge, seiche, and waves
  • Coastal processes and the impacts of water levels on the coast
  • Regulatory staff will be in attendance to answer general permitting questions

Anyone interested in learning about what to expect of the water levels of the Great Lakes and how it may impact the coast should attend. All are welcome. If you cannot join us, participate virtually at https://zoom.us/j/957905991


  • Keynote Speaker: Keith Kompoltowicz, Chief, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Great Lakes Hydraulics & Hydrology Office, Detroit, MI, lead Great Lakes water level forecast supervisor
  • Featured Speaker: Marc Kavinsky, Lead Forecaster – Marine Program Leader, National Weather Service – Milwaukee/Sullivan
  • Featured Speaker: Adam Bechle, Coastal Engineering Outreach Specialist, Wisconsin Sea Grant

The evening will also include facilitated Q&A with speakers and Wisconsin DNR permitting staff.

Questions? Contact:  Adam Bechle | 608- 263-5133 | bechle@aqua.wisc.edu

For more information, visit the Southeast Wisconsin Coastal Resilience Project website

Free and open to all. Registration not required.


Thursday, October 17, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
1111 E. Brown Deer Road
Milwaukee, WI 53217 United States
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