The waters of Deep Creek Lake have a number of uses including electricity generation, lake recreation, whitewater boating and trout habitat enhancement. The level of Deep Creek Lake is governed by a permit issued by the Maryland Department of the Environment which attempts to balance these uses. In this presentation, I go through the uses of waters of Deep Creek Lake, the “Rule Band” which dictates what the level of the lake should be throughout the year and some commentary on how these uses of the water relate to each other.
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