Tourism, boating, and business are all affected by the water level in Lake Michigan, which is currently lower than average. But the question of what to do about the water level, if anything, involves a number of complex factors.
From The Holland Sentinel:
“The International Upper Great Lakes Study board released the results last week of a $14.6 million, five-year study on water levels. The report advises against using man-made structures to adjust water levels in Lake Michigan.
‘Not surprisingly, public concerns about water levels in the upper Great Lakes differ considerably depending on geographic location,’ the group said in a news release.” 
Read the complete article at The Holland Sentinel.