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Lake Michigan levels could lead to more flooding and erosion in the future. Here's how Sheboygan is preparing for rising waters.

By: Alex Garner, Sheboygan Press

SHEBOYGAN – Sheboygan has spent millions of dollars to prevent a disaster as devastating as the flood of 1998.

But with Lake Michigan water levels expected to rise and continue to undergo extreme fluctuations, the City of Sheboygan and a regional research group are preparing additional planning and projects to address a future with more flooding and erosion. These combined efforts include conducting a two-year project to assess flood disaster preparation as well as spending millions more on a shoreline restoration project. 

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