Brockton’s Water Setup Draining Silver Lake, Stressing Ponds

Brockton’s Water Setup Draining Silver Lake, Stressing Ponds

In late October of last year, the water level of Silver Lake was down 72 inches, or 6 feet. Three weeks later, in mid-November, the level had dropped another 8 inches. Large portions of Massachusetts remain under drought conditions, but Alex Mansfield and Pine duBois of the Jones River Watershed Association claim the lake’s demise is a preventable manmade crisis.

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