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Bardwell’s rising


Ennis Daily News file photo / Precipitation has helped recharge Lake Bardwell to more than 417 feet elevation, but it is still low.

Ennis Daily News file photo / Precipitation has helped recharge Lake Bardwell to more than 417 feet elevation, but it is still low.

Nick Todaro, n...@ennisdailynews.com

Nearly five inches of rain over the last six weeks has helped boost the elevation of Lake Bardwell further away from conservation stage levels, though the city’s conservation plan remains in effect at the time being.

The lake crested its 417-foot benchmark for the city’s Stage 1 Drought Contingency Plan in the aftermath of the ice storm that struck Dec. 6-7, and has risen up to 417.91 feet as of Saturday morning.

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