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  Medicine Lake

Lake Minnetonka, West Upper bay ID 27-0133-04 Hennepin County Minnetonka, MN

Morohometry

Elevation = ~100m MSL

Ao = 379 ha (936 acres)

Zmax = 14.9 m (49 feet)

Zmean = ~4.9 m (16 feet)

V = ~18.4 x 106 m3

Aw:Ao = 12.5 : 1

Shoreline = XXX km (XXX mi)
Littoral Area = ~ 47 %

Hydraulic Retention Time = not available

Watershed

35% Residential

17% Agricultural/vacant

14% Commercial/industrial

10% Parkland/public

2.8% Major highways

Water quailty

Summer Epilimnion (2000)

Secchi = 2.0 m ± 1.3 (n=9)

chlorophyll a = 18.8
µg/L ± 8.1

total phosphorus = 51
µg/L ± 23

NO3-N = no data
NH4-N = no data

total nitrogen-N = 1157
µg/L ± 563

alkalinity = ~140

pH = ~ 8.2

EC = ~554 µS/cm

Shoreline cabins

XXX permanent
XXX seasonal

Misc

Stratified in summer

Ice Out dates:

Fishery

Panfish (bluegill/black crappie)
northern pike

Fish Consumption Advisory

 

 

Trophic status (Carlson TSI)
Eutrophic

mean TSI = 63

 

 

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date last updated: Tuesday March 09 2004