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ODNR Letter to Residents

By | March 5th, 2017|ODNR, Updates|

In an effort to keep everyone around our Beautiful Buckeye Lake informed as to what is happening, we are posting the letter that the Ohio Department of Natural Resources sent to the residents of Buckeye Lake on March 3rd, 2017.

January 2017 Community Meeting NOTES

By | January 31st, 2017|Activities, Dam Facts, Engineering, Events, Nature & Weather, ODNR, People, The DAM, Uncategorized, Updates|

A great deal of information was provided at the January 21, 2017 Community Update Meeting.  There is a link below to download an 8-page recap of the meeting. We will be in touch with various Task Force representatives to provide more detailed information about their presentations and will post updates from the Tasks Forces as [...]

Understanding the Buckeye Lake Dam

By | January 9th, 2017|Dam Facts|

In order to understand what the Buckeye Lake Dam does, it is important to understand how the Lake functions. The following is a little simplified, but reasonably consistent with the actual engineering information. The Lake is like a bathtub: The rain fills the Lake, like the faucet fills a bathtub. The spillways empty the Lake [...]