Slow-No-Wake Declared on Entire Rock River
For Immediate Release Contact Person
February 28, 2018 Deputy Christopher Krahn
According to US Geological Survey Gauges, the water level for Lake Koshkonong is 9.54 feet, and the water level in Afton is 9.13 feet. County Ordinance requires a slow-no-wake speed restriction be placed on the Rock River when water levels exceed 8.0 feet on Lake Koshkonong and 6.50 feet in Afton. County Ordinance also requires a slow-no-wake speed restriction be placed on the Rock River downstream of the W B R Town Line Road Bridge when water levels exceed 8.50 feet in Afton.
The Sheriff’s Office is providing public notice of the Rock River’s current slow-no-wake status. Deputies will begin placing slow-no-wake signs along the river at all public access points between the northern Rock County line to the Stateline.
At this time the entire Rock River is under a slow-no wake restriction. Lake Koshkonong is exempt from the slow-no-wake restriction.
ROBERT D. SPODEN
By: Deputy Christopher Krahn
Recreational Patrol Deputy