NOBLE COUNTY, Ind. (WFFT) - Emergency officials will be able to tell what's going on in the West Lakes a little easier.
The St. Joe River Basin is helping pay for the Waldron Lake gauge to come back online.
The U.S. Geological Survey operates the gauge, but only covers half the cost.
Noble County Emergency Management Acency director Michael Newton said this will help them make quick decisions.
"We used to be able to have a pretty good correlation between the height of the river and what was happening in West Lakes. In the past two or three years, it seems to have really changed," Newton said.
The gauge is expected to come back online sometime soon.
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources stopped funding the gauge back in 2015 to save some money.
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