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Upper Lake Lafayette

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NameUpper Lake Lafayette
Alternate Name(s)N/A
CountyLeon
Surface Area (acres)402.17
Latitude30° 27' 00"
Longitude84° 12' 08"
Section-Township-Range26-1-1
USGS Quarter QuadLAFAYETTE ( NW )
LAKEWATCH RegionSW
LAKEWATCH Member? No

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ParameterLatest ValueHistorical RangeAdditional Information
Dissolved oxygen (DO) 2.88 mg/l
10/19/2010
Source: LEON_WQ
0.08 - 16.56 mg/l
02/20/1974 - 10/19/2010
444 samples
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Nitrogen 980.00 ug/l
10/19/2010
Source: LEON_WQ
26.00 - 37,400.17 ug/l
02/20/1974 - 10/19/2010
285 samples
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pH 6.93
10/19/2010
Source: LEON_WQ
3.68 - 9.89
02/20/1974 - 10/19/2010
426 samples
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Phosphorus as P 75.00 ug/l
10/19/2010
Source: LEON_WQ
10.00 - 1,488.92 ug/l
02/20/1974 - 10/19/2010
275 samples
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Secchi disk depth 3.28 ft
10/19/2010
Source: LEON_WQ
0.66 - 19.68 ft
09/05/1991 - 10/19/2010
180 samples
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Temperature, water 73.76 deg F
10/19/2010
Source: LEON_WQ
48.20 - 98.26 deg F
02/20/1974 - 10/19/2010
440 samples
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Total Suspended Solids (TSS) 5.50 mg/l
10/19/2010
Source: LEON_WQ
0.25 - 99.00 mg/l
02/20/1974 - 10/19/2010
268 samples
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Trophic State Index: Florida DEP 61.00
10/19/2010
Source: LEON_WQ
7.00 - 108.00
09/05/1991 - 10/19/2010
158 samples
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Turbidity 4.20 NTU
10/19/2010
Source: LEON_WQ
0.00 - 67.00 NTU
09/05/1991 - 10/19/2010
356 samples
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