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Patoka Lake Dam & Tower Tour Sunday
Updated May 5, 2013 1:08 AM | Filed under: WBIW News
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(PATOKA) - Officials of the Patoka Lake Visitor Center and Patoka Corps of Engineers will offer a tour of the dam and dam tower on Sunday at 10 a.m

The public is welcome to attend. Those interested are asked to meet at at 9:30 a.m. E.D.T. at the Patoka Lake Visitor Center to car caravan to the Patoka Lake Dam or meet officials
at the Dam off Highway 545.

Visitors will discover the detailed operations of reservoir management for flood control as the guide takes you inside the actual Dam Tower structure. They will learn how lake levesl and spring flooding of 2011 was controlled and who built the Patoka Reservoir & Dam in
the 1970s.

The event is free but the entrance fee of $5 per vehicle for Indiana residents ($7 out of
state) is required for the Newton Stewart State Recreation Area.

Patoka Reservoir, is located north of Wickliffe Indiana State Road164. For more information regarding this program or other interpretive events, call the Visitor Center at 812-685-2447.

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