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Slow/No Wake Order expands to four Dane County lakes

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Dane County has issued a Slow/No Wake Order for two additional lakes.

Orders are now in effect for the following lakes:  Lake Kegonsa, Crystal Lake, Lake Monona, and Lake Waubesa.   

With the recent rains causing flooding, lake levels have increased and there is potential for additional rainfall over the next 24 hours. 
 
Under Slow/No Wake Orders, boats must move as slowly as possible while still maintaining steering control and produce no wake. 
 
The order for Lake Kegonsa is effective immediately and will be in effect until sunrise Thursday, July 4th.
 
The order for Crystal Lake is currently in effect and will be in effect indefinitely.
 
The orders for Lakes Monona and Waubesa are in effect until at least Monday, July 1st.
 
Violators are subject to citation and fine by the Dane County Sheriff's Office. 
 
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MADISON (WKOW) -- Dane County Executive Joe Parisi and Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney signed a declaration officially calling for a Slow/No Wake order for two lakes in the county.

Recent flooding in the area has increased lake levels and orders are issued for Lakes Monona and Waubesa.  The orders are in effect for the entire surfaces of the lakes. 

When orders for Slow/No Wake, boats must move as slowly as possible while still maintaining steering control and produce no wake.  The order is in effect from Thursday until at least Monday, July 1st.

Those not following the orders may be subject to a citation and fine by the Dane County Sheriff's Office.  Signs will be posted to inform lake users of the Slow/No Wake Order. 

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