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Rising water levels are developing day to day and we all know the water levels are high along the St Clair and Black Rivers. This has some residents calling for a no wake zone, especially in the Black River. However, City Manager James Freed is reminding residents that the Black River falls under the jurisdiction of the DNR, not the Coast Guard when it comes to no wake zones. The DNR can issue an emergency order for a no wake zone only if a state of emergency is declared by the State and, currently, a state of emergency has only been declared by St Clair County. Again, this is a developing situation and likely will be throughout the summer. We’ll keep you updated as the story develops.