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Table Hy03: Stream resources, by watershed, that would be flooded

Table Hy03:  Stream resources, by watershed, that would be flooded by a proposed 7,680-acre Cape Girardeau/Bollinger County recreational lake. (conservation pool at 480 NGVD)

 

  Whitewater River Little Whitewater Ck. Lake Basin Totals
Order No. Reaches No. Miles No. Reaches No. Miles No. Reaches No. Miles
5 1 0.3 1 8.4 2 8.7
4 2 19.8 --- --- 2 19.8
3 3 4.9 2 3.8 5 8.7
2 9 3.0 5 3.3 14 6.3
1 38 18.0 34 12.2 72 30.2
  53 46.0 42 27.7 95 73.7

Lake Girardeau, a 162-acre MDC public fishing area, is the largest lake in the basin. Forty additional privately owned small lakes that total 856 acres are scattered throughout the lower elevations in the basin (MDNR 1984).

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Conservation pays by enriching our economy and quality of life.

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