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Washburn County, 1132 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 48 (Mesotrophic) and was determined using satellite water clarity observations data. For a Shallow Lowland lake, this is considered Excellent. 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.
Spooner Lake has been monitored by volunteers since 1948. 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 Name||Station ID||Map||Max Year||Reports|
|Spooner Lake - Deep Hole||663153||Map||2019||Details|
|Spooner Lake - Near South Island||663154||Map||2019||Details|
|Spooner Lake center of south bay||10037936||Map||2004||Details|
|Spooner Lake near entrance to south bay||10037937||Map||2002||Details|
|Spooner Lake south near wetland area||10037934||Map||2002||Details|
|Spooner Lake south of large island||10037938||Map||2002||Details|
|Spooner Lake south part of south bay||10037935||Map||2002||Details|
|Spooner Lake ~ 750 ft south of Deep Hole||10037939||Map||2002||Details|