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West Lakes reopens for motor boats, idle speed only

The DNR said there is now an idle speed restriction on the lake chain near Rome City because water levels are going down.

Posted: Jul 24, 2019 9:01 PM
Updated: Jul 25, 2019 8:22 AM

ROME CITY, Ind. (WFFT) - The Indiana Department of Natural Resources lifted a motor boat restriction on the West Lakes in Noble County Wednesday.

The DNR said there is now an idle speed restriction on the lake chain near Rome City because water levels are going down.

An idle speed restriction is put into effect when surface water conditions are likely to enter dwelling structures as a result of wake.

The West Lakes Chain consists of Waldron, Steinbarger, Tamarack and Jones lakes.

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