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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
Volume 327 acre-ft
Average depth 11 ft
Max depth 37 ft
Watershed size 475 acres
Land draining directly into 105 acres
MPCA lake classification Deep
Impairment listing Mercury & Perfluorooctane
Trophic status Eutrophic
Common fish Bluegill, Northern Pike, Yellow Bullhead, Yellow Perch
Invasive species Curlyleaf Pondweed, Eurasian Watermilfoil, Common Carp, Brittle Naiad


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