Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program
Near real-time Secchi lake transparency data
Lake data: Highland Lake
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Highland Lake in Falmouth, Maine     3734   More about this lake


Volunteer lake monitors
    Tom Bannen
      Ryan Caster
     
    Keith Williams
     



Recent web-entered water clarity (Secchi) readings               [Enter a new reading]
Date
(Newest first)
  Station   Secchi
Depth [m]
  Remarks   Volunteer
09/17/2017  1  6.70  Sunny, calm wind.Reading also taken by Meg Thurrell. Plankton samples taken too.  Tom Bannen
09/02/2017  1  4.90  Sunny, 10 mph wind. Microcystin sample taken.  Tom Bannen
08/26/2017  1  6.10  Sunny, light wind. Readings taken by Keith Williams and John Wilcox. The bloom has passed.  Tom Bannen
08/19/2017  1  4.30  Reading also taken by J. Wilcox (WI-0604) who observed 4.30 too. Sunny, 10mph wind. Metaphyton and picocyanobacteria is subsiding, clarity has begun to return.  Tom Bannen
08/16/2017  1  2.60  Sunny, windy, white caps.  Keith Williams
08/13/2017  1  2.10  Sunny, light breeze, picocyanobacteria bloom continues.  Keith Williams
08/10/2017  1  2.00  Nearly calm, sunny, dry  Keith Williams
08/07/2017  1  1.80  Sunny, 10 mph wind.  Tom Bannen
08/05/2017  1  2.10  10mph south wind, overcast, secchi depth observed by John W and myself. Took samples for zooplankton, phosphorus and nitrogen. A definite green color is visible all over the lake.  Tom Bannen
08/02/2017  1  2.10  Sunny and clear. Reading taken by John Wilcox (WI-0604).  Tom Bannen
07/30/2017  1  2.30  Sunny, moderate wind. Matching reading taken by John Wilcox too. phosphorus, plankton and cyanobacteria DNA samples taken today too. tam  Tom Bannen
07/25/2017  1  2.70  Sunny, light breeze. Two observations made - both 2.7 meters.  Keith Williams
07/22/2017  1  4.30  Partly sunny, light wind. Reading also observed by John Wilcox. Plankton & Phosphorus samples taken.  Tom Bannen
07/16/2017  1  5.00  Sunny, moderate wind. Reading taken by Adam Zemans and Keith Williams  Tom Bannen
07/08/2017  1  5.10  Bright, sunny, light wind. John wilcox (WI-0604) also observed 5.10 meters.  Tom Bannen
07/03/2017  1  5.30  Reading taken by John Wilcox  Tom Bannen
07/01/2017  1  5.50  Depth also observed by John Wilcox. Sunny, light wind today.  Tom Bannen
06/24/2017  1  6.00  Sunny, 8 mph wind.  Tom Bannen
06/18/2017  1  6.00  Mostly sunny, 10mph wind, lots of pollen in water.  Tom Bannen
06/10/2017  1  7.20  Sunny, light wind. John Wilcox also observed 7.2 meters  Tom Bannen
06/04/2017  1  7.30  Sunny, very light wind  Tom Bannen
05/28/2017  1  5.60  Sunny, light wind. Pollen and particulates in water.  Tom Bannen
05/20/2017  1  5.30  Sunny clear  Keith Williams
05/13/2017  1  5.40  Reading taken by Keith W. Plankton samples taken too.  Tom Bannen
05/07/2017  1  5.60  Plankton sample taken. Very windy conditions.  Tom Bannen
04/23/2017  1  5.50  Ice out was April 16th. Sunny & windy today  Tom Bannen
11/18/2016  1  5.20  Sunny, breeze approx. 10 mph.  Keith Williams
10/29/2016  1  4.40  Heavy overcast & steady rain today. Lots of rain in recent days as well.  Tom Bannen
10/11/2016  1  5.40  Sunny, calm. Prev. day very windy  Keith Williams
10/06/2016  1  5.50  Sunny, light breeze  Tom Bannen
09/24/2016  1  5.80  Sunny - North wind 10mph  Tom Bannen
09/22/2016  1  5.40  Sunny, south wind at 10 mph  Tom Bannen
09/17/2016  1  5.70  Sunny.  Keith Williams
09/12/2016  1  6.30  Sunny, light wind.  Tom Bannen
09/03/2016  1  5.70  Sunny, 8 mph wind. Clarity has returned.  Tom Bannen
08/28/2016  1  4.80  Both Terry T. and I observed this depth. Sunny, 12 mph wind.  Tom Bannen
08/21/2016  1  5.40  Observed by Keith & Terry Theodose. Bright sun, 10 mph wind.  Keith Williams
08/16/2016  1  3.20  Overcast, light wind  Tom Bannen
08/14/2016  1  2.50  Partly cloudy, some wind.  Keith Williams
08/07/2016  1  1.90  Sunny, breezy  Keith Williams
08/05/2016  1  1.90  Sunny, 10mph wind. Green color to water.  Tom Bannen
07/30/2016  1  2.00  Lake is beginning to turn green in color.  Tom Bannen
07/24/2016  1  3.60  Sunny, nearly calm. Rain two previous nights. Ryan and Zemans did measurements.  Keith Williams
07/17/2016  1  4.50  Rain last night and this morning. Partly cloudy, light wind.  Tom Bannen
07/16/2016  1  5.20  Sunny, nearly calm.  Keith Williams
07/11/2016  1  5.30  Sunny, and windy about 15mph  Tom Bannen
07/03/2016  1  5.20  Windy, bright sunshine. Ryan Caster took this reading.  Tom Bannen
06/30/2016  1  5.20  Sunny, breeze. Terry Theodose also measured. Did 4 places on lake.  Keith Williams
06/28/2016  1  4.70  Cloudy, light wind  Tom Bannen
06/25/2016  1  5.00  Sunny, calm  Keith Williams
06/20/2016  1  5.70  Bright sun, 10 mph wind  Tom Bannen
06/18/2016  1  5.80  Sunny, light breeze.  Keith Williams
06/16/2016  1  5.90  Sunny, light breeze. Terry Theodose got 5.7  Keith Williams
06/11/2016  1  5.10  Heavy overcast, no wind. Ryan Caster took the reading.  Tom Bannen
06/04/2016  1  7.00  Bright sun, almost no wind. Less pollen in the water as well.  Tom Bannen
06/02/2016  1  6.40  Sunny, ripples  Keith Williams
05/28/2016  1  5.90  Bright sun directly overhead, pollen in water too.  Tom Bannen
05/21/2016  1  8.00  Sunny, no wind.  Tom Bannen
05/18/2016  1  7.70  Sunny, no breeze  Keith Williams
05/12/2016  1  8.00  Bright sun, nearly no breeze.  Keith Williams
05/07/2016  1  7.30  Heavy overcast  Keith Williams
05/01/2016  1  7.40  Overcast with 10mph winds  Tom Bannen
04/25/2016  1  7.60  Very windy, with whitecaps  Tom Bannen
04/09/2016  1  4.40  Sunny, no wind  Keith Williams
03/19/2016  1  5.10  Ice out was March 11th  Tom Bannen
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