Lake Helen waters park grass
The entire lake will be drained and dried before the smaller lobe is filled with dirt and the larger lake dug deeper and reconfigured. Right, l-r: Dane Ehlers and Tim Ogier of the parks department and Shawn Herfel of the street department stretch hose. Once operational (left), water was sprayed on grass that used be a sand volleyball court. Park officials said it would take about 15 days to drain the lake.