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Duck Lake

swd-duck_lrg.jpgThe Duck Lake Subwatershed District is a 0.36-square-mile subsection of the Purgatory Creek Subwatershed District (a subsection of the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District) that drains to Duck Lake, which ultimately drains to Purgatory Creek.


Size 41 acres
Volume 131 acre-ft
Average depth 3.4 ft
Max depth 8 ft
Watershed size 233 acres
Land draining directly into 174 acres
MPCA lake classification Shallow
Impairment listing Not listed
Trophic status Eutrophic
Common fish Bluegill, Black Crappie, Bullhead
Invasive species Curlyleaf Pondweed, Purple Loosestrife


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