On this trip we will learn more about Lake Ivie, the quality of its
water, where it is treated,and
what the lake is like. A key thing to remember about Lake Ivie water is
this. It is brackish water which requires advanced treatment methods to
make it fit to drink. (Hutchins and Schaefer, 2003).
We will drive south on route 83, stop at the Southside Water Treatment
Plant, continue south on 83 to Lake Ivie which is located near Paint
Rock. This is a new man-made lake created by building a dam across the