The level of Lake of the Woods continues to decline.

Since July 16, the water level has fallen from 322.66 m (1058.6 ft) to 322.63 m (1058.5 ft), keeping the lake in the 10th percentile for this time of year.

According to the Lake of the Woods Control Board (LWCB), the average level of the lake is expected to decline by 1 to 2 cm (1 in) over the next week.  

Lake of the Woods authorized outflow is 140 m3/s.

Earlier this month the LWCB said this has been the driest year for the Lake of the Woods sub-basin since 1961, according to its records and that Lake of the Woods is experiencing "negative in-flow."