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Medicine Lake
Oneida County, 396 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 56 (Eutrophic) and was determined using Secchi data. For a Two-Story lake, this is considered Poor.

Medicine Lake has been monitored by volunteers since 1993. Volunteers monitor water clarity with a black and white Secchi disk. 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 and Aquatic Invasive Species 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
Medicine Lake - Deep Hole443289Map2018Details