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Rice Marsh Lake

swd-ricemarsh_lrg.jpgThe Rice Marsh Lake Subwatershed District is a 3.46-square-mile subsection of the Riley Creek Subwatershed District (a subsection of the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District) that drains to Rice Marsh Lake, which ultimately drains to Riley Creek.

Characteristics

Size 83 acres
Volume 375 acre-ft
Average depth 5 ft
Max depth 11 ft
Watershed size 966 acres
Land draining directly into 280 acres
MPCA lake classification Shallow
Impairment listing Not listed
Trophic status Hypereutrophic
Common fish Bluegill, White Sucker, Northern Pike
Invasive species Curlyleaf Pondweed, Purple Loosestrife, Common Carp

 

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