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High water at Lodi Lake worries city officials

Woodbridge Irrigation District chief says no danger of property damage

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Dan Evans/News-Sentinel

Water overtakes the boat launch at Lodi Lake on Monday, June 17, 2013. The Mokelumne River level is being kept higher than usual by the Woodbridge Irrigation District.

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Water lapping dangerously close to motorists driving along the back side of Lodi Lake. A boat launch partially under water, and the base of trees now submerged. Jeff Hood, director of the city’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services department, is concerned these and other city assets are being affected by unusually high water.

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Dan Evans/News-Sentinel

Water overtakes the boat launch at Lodi Lake on Monday, June 17, 2013. The Mokelumne River level is being kept higher than usual by the Woodbridge Irrigation District.