ANITA – The water level of Lake Anita will be lowered five feet for a seawall replacement project Iowa Department of Natural Resources officials said Tuesday adding that it may limit access to Lake Anita this fall.

The gate will be closed and the lake allowed to refill as construction allows. The DNR plans to extend the boat ramps to allow for boating access after the drawdown is complete.

All other facilities at Lake Anita State Park will remain open.