Truman Lake Info from MDC for your info

Discussion in 'MISSOURI LAKES / RESERVOIRS TALK' started by bluejay, Aug 3, 2007.

  1. bluejay

    bluejay Well-Known Member

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    The Corps of Engineers has been monitoring dissolved oxygen levels in
    several areas of Truman Lake. Continual high inflows from tributary
    streams inundated large expanses of terrestrial vegetation and the
    decomposition of this material is depressing oxygen levels in some arms
    of the lake (i.e. late last week measurements revealed 3 ppm at the
    surface which would be stressful to fish occupying these zones). The
    turbidity created by these high inflows also limits photosynthesis
    which
    in turn reduces oxygen production. At this time we believe that fish
    will find oxygen refugia in clearer parts of the lake where adequate
    oxygen is available (e.g. Tebo arm was 7 ppm). The possibility of a
    fish kill can not be ruled out, but it appears that the fish community
    will be able to "weather this storm."
     
  2. jeffjbeard

    jeffjbeard New Member

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    Jc Is there a link to this information so that BOC Brothers can make game plans as to where the fis may start migrating to
     

  3. bluejay

    bluejay Well-Known Member

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    No link. This was an iner department e-mail.
     
  4. Mi11er

    Mi11er New Member

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    I read in the paper that it was going to cost "hundreds of thousands of dollars" to clean up Truman. Said there is a 35 ac mat of trash and logs floating to the dam, might clog it. I think it will take a while for truman to recover.
     
  5. spoonfish

    spoonfish New Member

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    Anyone know for sure what they plan to do with all the logs. Seems there just hopeing they will float ashore?