The Waupaca County Office of Emergency Management has declared a flood emergency for the waters of the Wolf River in Waupaca County downstream of the city of New London.
It is effective beginning Friday, April 18.
The declaration imposes a slow-no-wake zone on the Wolf River. No one should operate a boat faster than slow-no-wake in the waters of the Wolf River in the county that are located downstream of the city of New London within 500 feet of any permanent building, not including fishing rafts during a flood emergency.
Enforcement of the emergency order will be by the Waupaca County Sheriff Water Patrol.
The emergency declaration will remain in effect until the waters of the Wolf River recede to a non-threatening level.