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Beaver Dam Lake
Barron County, 1163 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 43 (Mesotrophic) and was determined using satellite water clarity observations data. For a Two-Story lake, this is considered Good.

Beaver Dam Lake has been monitored by volunteers since 1992. 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 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
Beaver Dam Lake - Cemetary Bay033137Map2016Details
Beaver Dam Lake - City Bay North 48033136Map1997Details
Beaver Dam Lake - NE Of Eagle Pt At Deepest Section033131Map2019Details
Beaver Dam Lake - Norwegian Bay033135Map2012Details
Beaver Dam Lake - Nw End Deepest Pt033130Map2018Details
Beaver Dam Lake - P O Access Bay033133Map2018Details
Beaver Dam Lake - Rabbit Island Bay 5a10048426Map2017Details
Beaver Dam Lake - W Of Eagle Pt033132Map2018Details
Beaver Dam Lake - West Lake 110048427Map2017Details
East Lake #810043673Map2018Details
Rabbit Island Bay #410043667Map2015Details
West Lake #1B10043669Map2015Details
West Lake #1C10043670Map2015Details
West Lake #1E10043671Map2015Details
West Lake #1a10043668Map2015Details
Williams Bay #210043672Map2015Details