East Dakota Water working on improvement plan for Lake Poinsett

BROOKINGS, S.D.(WNAX)- The East Dakota Water Development District based in Brookings is working with residents around Lake Poinsett on an improvement plan.

East Dakota Manager Jay Gilbertson says they have been working on a plan for a while.

Gilbertson says the lake has had high water for a while.

Gilbertson says finding consensus on managing the lake is difficult.

Lake Poinsett drains into the Big Sioux River.