Now that the winter season has officially arrived, Ameren-Missouri continues to remind dock owners around the Lake that now is the time to prepare for the annual drawdown, when they lower the lake to make way for expected springtime rain. Bryan Vance from Ameren says they’re drawing it down to the same level as in the past, despite what you may have heard or read or on the internet.
Dock owners should loosen their cables and install dock de-icers if they haven’t done so already. Another good idea, if you are not here year-round, is to have a neighbor or someone else occasionally check on your dock during the drawdown. The low point, about 654 feet, should be reached by the first part of March.