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UPPCO issues thin ice warning

January 20, 2014
The Mining Journal

Ishpeming - Upper Peninsula Power Co. is warning everyone to avoid all winter recreational activities on ice near hydroelectric facilities because of thin ice. Ice that forms near hydroelectric dams and adjacent reservoirs is often thin, unsafe and inconsistent. This is because of continually changing water flows beneath the ice that forms. This is part of normal hydro dam operations.



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