4th Year of Dredging Complete/ District Looks to Secure Funds for Rest

The fourth year of dredging on Fountain Lake concluded Tuesday with just under 300,000 cubic yards of sediment removed this year.

Shell Rock River Watershed District Administrator Andy Henschel said since the dredging began, dredging contractor J.F. Brennan Co. Inc. has removed 614,490 cubic yards of sediment during the second phase of the project, for a total of a little more than 1.26 million cubic yards since the dredging began.


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