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Big Trade Lake
Burnett County, 327 Acres
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 55 (Eutrophic) and was determined using Secchi data. For a Deep Lowland lake, this is considered Fair. Deep Lowland lakes stratify, or form separate layers of water, during the summer months and have watersheds greater than 4 square miles in area.
Big Trade Lake has been monitored by volunteers since 1986. 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 Name||Station ID||Map||Max Year||Reports|
|Big Trade Lake - Center of Lake off Island||10050901||Map||2018||Details|
|Big Trade Lake - Deep Hole||073056||Map||2021||Details|
|Big Trade Lake - NE Bay||10050899||Map||2018||Details|
|Big Trade Lake - Nr Cent Main Basin||073120||Map||2014||Details|
|Big Trade Lake - Outlet||10050896||Map||2018||Details|
|Big Trade Lake - S of Island East||10050897||Map||2018||Details|
|Big Trade Lake - S of Island West||10050898||Map||2018||Details|
|Big Trade Lake - SE Shore||10050902||Map||2018||Details|