Water Quality Planning
Priority Watershed Plan
Lake Mendota Capitol View
Lake Mendota from Tenney Park Locks, facing Northwest. Photo taken 9/14/2012 Photo by Ashley Beranek
Lake Menota Priority Watershed Plan PWS, Plan Approved, June, 1997
Nine Key Element Plan
Lake Mendota PWS Plan - The purpose of this watershed plan is to assess the nonpoint pollutants in the Lake Mendota watershed and to guide the implementation of control measures. Implementation of best management practices to control polluted runoff and education are needed to meet very specific water resource objectives designed to protect and enhance Lake Mendota and other lakes, streams, groundwater, and wetlands in the watershed.