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Puckaway Lake
Marquette, Green Lake County, 5013 Acres


Water Quality

One measure of a lakes health is the trophic state, which relates to the amount of algae in the water. The average summer trophic state for the last 5 years was 69 (Eutrophic) and was determined using chlorophyll data. For a Shallow Lowland lake, this is considered Fair. Shallow Lowland lakes do not stratify, or form separate layers of water, during the summer months and have watersheds greater than 4 square miles in area.

Puckaway Lake was monitored by volunteers between 1987 and 2005. Volunteers monitor water clarity with a black and white Secchi disk. Some also collect water samples, which are sent to the State Lab of Hygiene to be analyzed. Volunteers are the source of the majority of Wisconsin's lake water quality data, and their dedication is greatly appreciated. Additional monitoring has been done through projects funded in part by DNR Lake Grants. Reports and graphs featuring data collected by volunteers, DNR staff and others can be viewed below.

Water Quality Reports and Graphs

Station NameStation IDMapMax YearReports
Fox River at Lake Puckaway072Map2012Details
Lake Puckaway - East Mid-Basin243056Map2017Details
Lake Puckaway - Lake Outlet To Fox R.243057Map2004Details
PUCKAWAY LAKE - FOX RIVER10038609Map2012Details
Puckaway Lake - Deep Hole243017Map1991Details
Puckaway Lake - Deep Hole - West Basin Site 2243039Map2017Details
Puckaway Lake - East Basin Site 5243041Map2004Details
Puckaway Lake - Mid Basin Site 4243040Map2004Details
Puckaway Lake - Mouth At Lake Puckaway Fr1 Near Fox R At W End Site 1243038Map2012Details