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Tag: Lake Tapps

March
2nd

Lake Tapps water levels to fluctuate

Lake Tapps water levels will fluctuate over the next two months to allow for repairs at Barrier Dam at Buckley and to fish screens in the White River.

The lake should drop by about two feet over the next two weeks, and then start rising four to five feet late this month, according to a news release from Cascade Water Alliance, which owns the East Pierce reservoir.

The alliance said the lake should be at full recreational level by mid-April.

Plywood flashboards, which help make up the dam, have been washed out and need to be replaced in time for

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