MINNEAPOLIS — Six months after Minnehaha Falls was reduced to a dribble, the Twin Cities landmark is back flowing freely. In October, Hennepin County entered the “Extreme Drought” stages for the first time since the designation was created. By the end of the year, Lake Minnetonka was at an 8.5-inch deficit. While the creek is moving once more, the watershed as a whole is still operating at a 5-inch deficit. It’s a balance between two extremes, say water experts.
By Adam Duxter
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