UPDATE: I&M solves missing water puzzle at Elkhart Hydroelectric Facility

Indiana Michigan Power

UPDATE: At around 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Indiana Michigan Power announced that water levels have returned to normal at the Elkhart Hydroelectric Facility after unexpectedly dropping six inches from its normal summer operating level overnight.

"During that period the facility was still within its Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) operating guidelines," officials said. "I&M's hydro team determined that the cause of the drop was lower than normal inflows. Adjustments have been made to address the situation."

ORIGINAL: ELKHART, Ind. - Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) announced, via Facebook, it's working to determine the cause of a sudden water level drop at the Elkhart Hydroelectric Facility.

I&M officials say the level dropped six inches from its normal summer operating level.

Officials clarified the facility is still within its Federal Energy Regulatory Commission operating guidelines.

I&M’s hydroelectric experts are addressing the situation.

Officials also add this does not affect people from accessing the waterways near the facility.

The company says it will provide updates as they learn more information.

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