Tag Water

Lifesaving station advises caution in the water

May 7, 2014

As the weather begins to get warmer, the UW Lifesaving Station is reminding people of the lake’s potential dangers and encouraging all of those enjoying the water to use caution.

Birchbark canoe launch celebrates collaborative art and culture

November 27, 2013

As Wayne Valliere prepared to launch a traditional birchbark canoe into the choppy waters of Lake Mendota on Thursday, Nov. 21, members of the crowd scanned the horizon. The fog on the lake hid the modern water tower, houses and power lines on the far shore.

Stirred, not shaken, lake mixing experiment shows promise

November 5, 2012

The question is simple: can a lake be cleansed of a pernicious invader by simply raising the water temperature?