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Round Lake

swd-round_lrg.jpgThe Round Lake Subwatershed is a 0.67-square-mile subsection of the Purgatory Creek Subwatershed (a subsection of the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District) that drains to Round Lake, which ultimately drains to Purgatory Creek.


Size 30 acres
Average depth 11 ft
Max depth 37 ft
Watershed size 440 acres
Impervious surface 32% of watershed
MPCA lake classification Deep lake
Impairment listing Mercury & Perfluorooctane
Common fish Bluegill, Yellow Bullhead, Black Bullhead, Black Crappie
Invasive species Curlyleaf Pondweed, Eurasian Watermilfoil, Brittle Naiad


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