Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has
received a request from the Mill Creek Lake Commission to
conduct a drawdown on Mill Creel Reservoir in Bienville Parish.
The request was approved and LDWF plans to lower the lake
beginning Sept. 4.
This drawdown is
for shoreline maintenance and erosion control by property
owners on the 580 acre reservoir.
The lake will be
lowered approximately 4-to-6 inches per day until it reaches
the target goal of 7 feet below normal pool stage. The lake
will be held at this level until Jan. 15, 2008 at which time
the water control gate will be closed and the lake allowed