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Little Yellow Lake
Burnett County, 332 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 57 (Eutrophic) and was determined using satellite water clarity observations data. For a Two-Story lake, this is considered Poor.

Little Yellow 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. 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
Little Yellow Lake - Site A Near Deepest Pt073048Map2018Details
Little Yellow Lake - Site B- North Bay073064Map2008Details