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Corps of Engineers delays installing fishing piers, docks at Lake Ashtabula

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District
Published May 6, 2022
Updated: May 6, 2022

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is delaying its courtesy dock and fishing pier installments at lake Ashtabula, northeast of Valley City, North Dakota, due to ongoing flooding within the Sheyenne River valley.

The current forecast indicates that the lake elevation is expected to rise slightly to an elevation of about 1,269.0 feet by May 9. The lake elevation is expected to slowly recede to the normal summer elevation of 1,266.0 feet during the following two weeks. This means it is very likely that there will be high water at Lake Ashtabula up to the Memorial Day holiday. 

While the lake is still open for day-use activities, Lake Ashtabula park rangers are advising boaters to use caution as there is a large amount of debris floating in the lake at this time. For current Lake Ashtabula lake levels, please visit: Please direct any questions to the Lake Ashtabula project office 701-845-2970.



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