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Dane County Lifts Slow No Wake on Lake Kegonsa; Orders Eased for Lakes Monona, Waubesa

For more information contact:

Joshua Wescott, Office of the County Executive (608) 267-8823
Elise Schaffer, Dane County Sheriff’s Office (608) 284-6142
Scott McDonell, Dane County Board Chairman (608) 266-5758


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Lake Levels Continue to Fall During Dry Weather

Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk, Sheriff Dave Mahoney, and County Board Chairman Scott McDonell announced a number of changes today to “Slow No Wake Orders” for the Yahara chain of lakes. According to the order:

Lake Kegonsa: 500-foot “Slow No Wake” eased to normal operating rules

Lakes Monona and Waubesa: Full “Slow No Wake” eased to 500-feet

Lake Mendota: Remains 500-foot “Slow No Wake”

Full “Slow No Wake” orders remain for Cherokee Marsh/Cherokee Lake along with Squaw Bay.

The “Slow No Wake” changes take effect at 12:00 p.m. today (Thursday July 31st).

The latest information on “Slow No Wake” is available at a new website hosted by Dane County Land and Water Resources:


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