Wixom Lake was a reservoir in the U.S. state of Michigan from 1925 to 2020. [8], The lake typically had a surface area of 1,980 acres (8.0 km2), a shoreline of more than 84 miles (135 km), a maximum capacity of 66,200 acre feet (81,700,000 m3), a normal capacity of 36,000 acre feet (44,000,000 m3),[9] and a maximum depth of 40 feet (12 m). Dow Chemical has activated its emergency operations center and will be adjusting operations as a result of current flood stage conditions, spokeswoman Rachelle Schikorra said in an email. The Sanford Dam, which was built in 1925, received a fair condition rating. Visit our beautiful lake, fun parks, and our Calhoun Campground! “He got between 2 and 3 feet in his basement, so that’s what he’s working on right now,” Falkowski said Tuesday afternoon. “As far as I know, all of our neighbors got out.”. Floodwaters swelled quickly on Sunday when 1 inch of rain fell within 15 minutes, swamping streets and sending water into basements and homes, including Mayor David Uran's residence. 435 Lang Rd Beaverton, MI 48612 Contact Shannon Sirpilla at City Hall via 989.435.9343 or 989.435.3511 ext. Join our mailing list to receive the latest news, updates and notices from the City of Beaverton. Following is a list of dams and reservoirs in Michigan. Beaverton remains a walkable city with a strong sense of community that is seldom found in this busy world. Gretchen Whitmer said Wednesday. Can't-miss spots to dine, drink, and feast. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for locations along the Tittabawassee River after the breach at the Edenville Dam in Midland County, about 140 miles north of Detroit. Requests to also aid Gladwin County residents is under review by governors staff. Then Michigan deemed it safe", "Failed dam owner fought with state over Wixom Lake levels before flood", "Residents told to evacuate after Edenville Dam failure in Gladwin County", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wixom_Lake&oldid=982236141, Bodies of water of Gladwin County, Michigan, Bodies of water of Midland County, Michigan, Lower Peninsula, Michigan geography stubs, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 6 October 2020, at 22:55. [1] It was named after Frank Wixom, who was instrumental in building the Edenville Dam. M-30, a route Sias, 45, was using to evacuate, was backed up with vehicles. It is the last in a series of four dams operated by Boyce Hydro, LLC. A breached dam caused by several days of rainfall and rising water has forced the evacuation of about 10,000 people in mid-Michigan. Major dams are linked below. Beaverton remains a walkable city with a strong sense of community that is seldom found in this busy world. We use cookies to make sure the website can function. Emergency responders went door-to-door early Tuesday morning warning residents living near the Edenville Dam of the rising water. Despite the lack of a permit, it said it lowered the water "due to concern for the safety of its operators and the downstream community", and it proceeded to sue EGLE in federal court on April 29, 2020. Flood warnings in Michigan were issued following widespread rainfall of up to 4 inches (10.2 centimeters) since Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. The National Inventory of Dams defines any "major dam" as being 50 feet (15 m) tall with a storage capacity of at least 5,000 acre feet (6,200,000 m3), or of any height with a storage capacity of 25,000 acre feet (31,000,000 m3). Due to the rising COVID-19 cases in Michigan, Beaverton City Hall will be open to the public by appointment only until further notice. Downtown Development Authority The City of Beaverton wants to be helpful to you. The Edenville Dam, which was built in 1924, was rated in unsatisfactory condition in 2018 by the state. Visit the DEQ website online to check for beach closure due to contamination. Those waters receded Monday, but Uran and many other residents were continuing to clean up the watery mess on Tuesday, said Uran's chief of staff, Greg Falkowski. It’s quick, easy and at the tips of your fingers! Edenville Dam holds back Wixom Lake. Website designed by Stearns Marketing. Visit our beautiful lake, fun parks, and our Calhoun Campground! This video was taken at noon on Tuesday, May 19. was in place,[5][6] However, in May of 2020, the lake was destroyed when the earthen dam used to impound it overtopped and then collapsed. “For the most part, the rain is over.”. Beaverton is a vibrant community with a friendly small-town atmosphere; offering year-round events. LIVE STREAM: Gov. 4 or hkaplan@beavertonmi.org. While driving, she saw the rushing Tittabawassee River. Any questions, please contact Heath Kaplan at either 989.435.3511 ext. More: River flooding causes evacuations in Michigan as heavy rain sets records. Places to see, ways to wander, and signature experiences. Two area schools had been opened Tuesday morning after the initial evacuation, but people who had been at one of the schools left by early afternoon. Officials also were watching the Sanford Dam south of Edenville. Learn more about our Parks & Recreation page here. Sias said emergency alerts then began coming on her cell phone and people started calling to make sure they were safe. Both dams are in the process of being sold. Enjoy the various outdoor activities Beaverton has to offer. [3][4] From 2019-2020, an agreement to buy the dam and reservoir by the Four Lakes Task Force, a "county-delegated authority" under the State of Michigan, from Boyce Hydro L.L.C. And other parts of the state saw isolated flooding following heavy rains in recent days. Learn more about our Parks & Recreation page here. The dam is located in Gladwin County approximately 8.5 miles northeast of the City of Gladwin. Union Street Dam, Boardman Lake on the Boardman River, Grand Traverse County, Tower Dam, Tower Pond, Kleber Dam, Kleber Pond, Black River, Tower-Kleber Limited Parntership, Leland Dam, Lake Leelanau, Leland Dam Authority, Elk Rapids Dam, Elk River Chain of Lakes (Elk, Skegemog, Torch Lakes), Elk Rapids Hydropower, Victoria Dam and Reservoir, Rockland Hydropower, This page was last edited on 13 September 2020, at 20:02. Check out our useful search engine, staff directory, and our city calendar. BEAVERTON, Mich. – After dam failures, parts of mid-Michigan could be under 9 feet of water, Gov. [1], Wixom Lake was the third in a series of four reservoirs along the Tittabawassee River, each controlled to a lower elevation during the winter flood control season and a higher elevation during the summer recreation season. Michigan's Petroleum Industry Historical Marker. The National Inventory of Dams defines any "major dam" as being 50 feet (15 m) tall with a storage capacity of at least 5,000 acre feet (6,200,000 m 3), or of any height with a storage capacity of 25,000 acre feet (31,000,000 m 3).. Dams and reservoirs in Michigan Heavy rains also caused flooding in parts of northwestern Indiana, including Crown Point — the Lake County seat — where about seven inches fell over the weekend. “It was very dramatic, very fast and full of debris,” she said.

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