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Three-Mile Lake Restoration Project

Three-Mile Lake is an 880-acre multi-purpose reservoir located in rural southern Iowa (Figure 1). The lake was constructed in 1995 with a main focus of providing public drinking water to 30 towns and over 13,000 rural water customers. In addition to a public water supply source, the lake offers many... Read More

This projects number one objective is to improve water quality of McFarland Lake. Once the lake restoration is complete, a sustainable fishery will be managed through SCC and the IDNR. Lakes that meet the standard for sustainable fishing are well-managed and more prepared for climate change. These fisheries have effective... Read More