Higher lake levels, shoreline erosion, weather events make it important for property owners to be aware of hazards, risks.
Lake Huron water levels at highest in years; higher water combined with wet ground, natural hazards, pose risks of more gully and bluff erosion; potential slope failure.
Lake levels are the highest they have been in years. These higher-than-average lake levels, combined with large amounts of rain, high winds and wave action due to sparse ice cover has led to erosion at the base of the bluffs and an increase in gully erosion in some areas. This in turn leads to higher risk of slope failures along the lakeshore.
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