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Lake Lucy

swd-lucy_lrg.jpgThe Lake Lucy subwatershed is a 1.51-square-mile subsection of the Riley Creek subwatershed (a subsection of the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District) that drains to Lucy Lake, which ultimately drains to Riley Creek.


Size 88 acres
Volume 558 acre-ft
Average depth 6.5 ft
Max depth 20 ft
Watershed size 997 acres
Land draining directly into 111 acres
MPCA lake classification Shallow
Impairment listing Mercury
Trophic status Eutrophic
Common fish Bluegill, Northern Pike, Yellow Bullhead
Invasive species Curlyleaf Pondweed, Eurasian Watermilfoil, Common Carp


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