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Volunteer lake monitors

    Jonnie Maloney
     



Recent web-entered water clarity (Secchi) readings               [Enter a new reading]
Date
(Newest first)
  Station   Secchi
Depth [m]
  Remarks   Volunteer
11/07/2021  1  4.78  Pond was flat calm, like glass. Surface temp 8°C. 3.95'' rain since 10/11, bottom at 5.45M. Water level is back to spring-time high, same as after ice-out in April. 21.1'' rain since ice-out. Saw 1 loon.  Jonnie Maloney
10/11/2021  1  4.35  16°C, lots of pollen/particulates, 0.9'' rain since 9/18. 1 loon. Water level still high for this time of year.  Jonnie Maloney
09/18/2021  1  5.38  Disk visible on bottom w/out viewscope! Minimal boat/jet-ski activity lately. 20°C at surface, 2.15'' rain since last reading. Water level has recovered; nearing spring-time levels. 4 loons. Leaves just starting to turn red on maples.  Jonnie Maloney
09/05/2021  1  5.20  20°C at surface, cool nights lately. Disk barely visible on bottom. 2’’ rain since 8/21.  Jonnie Maloney
08/21/2021  1  5.20  25°C at surface. Disk clearly visible on bottom. 1.4’’ rain since 8/7, water level holding steady. Much higher than last summer at this time.  Jonnie Maloney
08/07/2021  1  5.20  23°C at surface. Disk barely visible on bottom. 1.2’’ rain since 7/24, water level up about the same since then.  Jonnie Maloney
07/24/2021  1  5.08  23°C at surface. Saw 1 snapping turtle, heron & bald eagle. 1.5'' rain since 7/11, water level has come back a couple inches. Lake is looking good this season!  Jonnie Maloney
07/11/2021  1  5.24  21°C at surface. Disk faintly visible on bottom. 3.15'' rain since 6/13, with 1.5'' having fallen in the last few days.  Jonnie Maloney
06/13/2021  1  4.90  Surface temp 21°C/70°F, still a lot of pollen & particulates in the water, 0.15'' rainfall since last reading.  Jonnie Maloney
06/06/2021  1  4.70  TONS of pollen! Surface temp 22°C/71.6°F, only 0.9'' rain since 5/14, water level has dropped 2'' since 5/14. Jet skis were on the pond for 6+ hours straight yesterday.  Jonnie Maloney
05/14/2021  1  5.10  Surface temp 13°, variable/gusty wind (rough for a kayak!), passing clouds, only 0.5'' rain since 5/2.  Jonnie Maloney
05/02/2021  1  4.90  11°C at surface, 1.85'' rain since 4/25, most came in last few days. Changing cloud cover & wind directions.  Jonnie Maloney
04/25/2021  1  4.60  Flat calm, flat light/overcast. 1.5''rain since 4/10. Surface temp 9°C. Saw 4 cormorants & 1 loon.  Jonnie Maloney
04/10/2021  1  5.40  ice out 4/6/21. Disk faintly visible on bottom.  Jonnie Maloney
11/08/2020  1  5.29  8°C surface temp, 0.75'' rain since 10/25, lots of particulates on surface and in water column, disk barely visible on bottom, greenish tint to water column at deep station, clearer near edges & surface, sun @ low angle in sky despite being 1pm.  Jonnie Maloney
10/26/2020  1  5.10  Surface temp 11°C, bottom at 5.3m, 5'' rain since 10/11, water level came back about 10', now shy of spring level by just a few inches. My dock was the last one in, but has now been taken out for the season.  Jonnie Maloney
10/11/2020  1  4.75  16°C, 2.35'' rain since 9/26, VERY windy the past few days, most docks are out, saw adult & juvenile loon fishing together.  Jonnie Maloney
09/26/2020  1  5.05  19°C, no rain, disk disappeared right at touchdown, water level very low.  Jonnie Maloney
09/13/2020  1  4.95  19°C, no rain since last reading, water level VERY low, dock almost out of water, saw adult and juvenile loons  Jonnie Maloney
08/31/2020  1  4.70  18°C at surface, 2.5'' rain since 8/15, VERY windy day before, lots of particulates in water column. Saw adult & juvenile loons fishing together.  Jonnie Maloney
08/15/2020  1  5.15  surface temp 25°C, lots of particulates, disk barely visible on bottom, 0.8'' rain since 8/2  Jonnie Maloney
08/02/2020  1  5.02  surface temp 28°C, 0.08'' rain since 7/19, lots of particulates viewed in water column, some gloeo along shore yesterday with wind from west, today no gloeo & wind from southwest; probably moved to new location, no gloeo at Station 01, bottom at 5.32m  Jonnie Maloney
07/19/2020  1  5.34  surface temp 27°C, 2.3'' rain since 7/4, lots of particulates, but disk was still barely visible on bottom. Saw 3 adult loons in yesterday’s loon count, no chicks.  Jonnie Maloney
07/04/2020  1  5.30  disk faintly visible on bottom, got 3'' rain since 6/21, water level has risen a few inches  Jonnie Maloney
06/21/2020  1  5.27  surface temp 26°C, only 0.25'' rain since 6/7, disk barely visible on bottom, water level down at least 9'' from start of season, loon off nest (people and lg. dog right nearby), saw 1 loon swimming.  Jonnie Maloney
06/07/2020  1  4.35  Surface temp 20°C, overcast, windy, lots of particulates, 1/10'' rain since 5/23, water level has dropped a few more inches, 1 loon on nest.  Jonnie Maloney
05/23/2020  1  5.35  Temp 17° C at surface. Disk faintly visible on bottom, water level has dropped a few inches, barely any rain in last 2 weeks. Saw 1 loon and 3 small turtles.  Jonnie Maloney
05/11/2020  1  5.50  disk faintly visible on bottom, VERY windy last few days, 1.5'' rain since 4/25 & 2'' snow, saw 2 loons & 1 bald eagle, water 9°C  Jonnie Maloney
04/25/2020  1  4.84  Windy lately, lots of particulates, 11°C, saw loon and bald eagles  Jonnie Maloney
04/12/2020  1  5.63  Ice out 4/9. Disk faintly visible on bottom.  Jonnie Maloney
11/03/2019  1  4.25  3mph N wind, bright, 2'' rain this week, water level is back to spring high mark, bottom at 5.5m, temp 11°C, saw parent and immature loon, last reading > kayak is now in winter storage  Jonnie Maloney
10/26/2019  1  4.94  sunny, 3mph N wind, had 2.3'' rain yesterday, saw 1 loon & 1 bald eagle  Jonnie Maloney
10/20/2019  1  4.75  gloomy overcast, 0 wind. 1.5'' rain on 10/17, very windy last 2 days, bottom 5.42m, temp 11°, adult & lg juvenile loons feeding, took out dock. : (  Jonnie Maloney
10/13/2019  1  5.43  overcast, wind NW 2mph, disk faintly visible on bottom, 1-1/10'' rain since 10/5, temp 13° C, saw 2 loons (adult & lg juvenile), 1 bald eagle  Jonnie Maloney
10/5/2019  1  5.44  1.5'' rain since 9/28, disk faintly visible on bottom, temp 15°, saw 1 adult loon and 1 lg juvenile, slight foam at shore's edge  Jonnie Maloney
09/28/2019  1  5.10  cloudy bright, 4mph S wind, water level down a little, bottom at 5.29m, 18°C. 0.85'' rain since 9/22, saw 1 adult loon and 1 large juvenile fishing together.  Jonnie Maloney
09/22/2019  1  5.25  only 1/10'' rain since 9/8, Bright, 0 wind, gloeo 2, temp 18.5°C, bottom at 5.35m, water level has dropped  Jonnie Maloney
09/08/2019  1  5.15  4mph NW wind, water 20° (cool nights lately), .75'' rain since 9/1, bottom at 5.39m. Saw 1 loon, 1 great blue heron, 3 painted turtles  Jonnie Maloney
09/01/2019  1  5.40  .8'' rain since 8/25, disk faintly visible on bottom, bright with mild wind  Jonnie Maloney
08/25/2019  1  4.78  2.2'' rain since 8/20, temp 22°C at surface, mild NE wind, heard loons at other end of pond.  Jonnie Maloney
08/20/2019  1  5.08  1.25'' rain since Sunday, TP grab taken, 23° at surface.  Jonnie Maloney
08/18/2019  1  5.18  1.1'' rain since 8/11, flat calm, cloudy bright, saw loon parents & chick, chick is now diving.  Jonnie Maloney
08/11/2019  1  5.00  4/10'' rain since last outing, saw loon chick being fed by parents, cool nights have dropped water temp to 23°C  Jonnie Maloney
08/04/2019  1  5.08  6mph NW wind, 3/10'' rain since last outing, bottom at 5.38m, saw loon pair feeding 1 chick, water 28°C  Jonnie Maloney
07/28/2019  1  5.05  1/10'' rain since 7/20, water level down > bottom at 5.35m, saw loon parents with 1 chick  Jonnie Maloney
07/20/2019  1  5.50  disk faintly visible on bottom, 4mph NW wind, bright, water 26.5º C, gloeo 3 (?), 2 loons (during Loon Count earlier AM), .25'' rain since 7/14  Jonnie Maloney
07/14/2019  1  5.55  water temp 24°C at surface in shade, just over an inch of rain since 7/7, disk faintly visible on bottom, wind NW 7mph, gusts to 10, bright, not as many particulates as previous readings  Jonnie Maloney
07/07/2019  1  4.90  water temp 25°C at surface in shade, saw loon on nest, bottom at 5.5m, trace amounts of rain since 6/29  Jonnie Maloney
06/29/2019  1  4.05  overcast, 1.4'' rain since 6/23, lots of pollen and particulates, temp 24°C in shade at surface, saw 1 loon on nest, other was fishing, bottom at 5.65, water level was a couple inches higher than it has been.  Jonnie Maloney
06/23/2019  1  4.88  bright & windy, 2'' rain over last 3 days, bottom @ 5.6m, water temp 20° at surface in shade, saw no loons  Jonnie Maloney
06/16/2019  1  5.50  disk faintly visible on bottom, 2mph SE wind, 1.8'' rain since 6/9, 2 loons, TONS of pollen, temp 20° at surface in shade  Jonnie Maloney
06/09/2019  1  5.54  flat calm, disk faintly visible on bottom, 6/10'' rain since 6/1, water temp 19°C at surface, 1 GB Heron, didn't see loons  Jonnie Maloney
06/01/2019  1  4.90  1/2'' rain since 5/26, overcast, water 15° at surface, no loons but 1 GB Heron  Jonnie Maloney
05/26/2019  1  5.23  sunny, 2 loons, 5mph SE wind, bottom at 5.5m, 1' rain since 5/19  Jonnie Maloney
05/19/2019  1  4.50  1-7/10'' rain since 5/5, lots of particulates on surface & below, water temp 12°C at surface, overcast, bottom was 5.5m, no loons  Jonnie Maloney
05/05/2019  1  5.64  .75' rain this week, faintly saw disk on bottom, 2mph wind, cloudy bright, water temp 8°C, 1 loon  Jonnie Maloney
04/28/2019  1  5.72  ice out 4/24, 2-6/10'' rain over the past few days, disk visible on bottom, 4mph wind, cloudy bright, water 7º C, green tint to water at bottom (not near shore), 2 loons  Jonnie Maloney
09/30/2018  1  5.05  9/25-27 = 1.5'' rain, temp 9°C at surface, bottom 5.4m  Jonnie Maloney
09/23/2018  1  4.68  angled sun lighting up particulates in water under kayak, reading should have been lower; water was clear. 13°C at surface. 1/10'' rain on 9/19  Jonnie Maloney
09/16/2018  1  5.30  1-1/10'' rain on 9/10-11. Surf temp 13°C at dock in shade. Bottom 5.4m, bright sky, wind 04 from NE  Jonnie Maloney
09/09/2018  1  5.05  lots of particulates, not sure if gloeo  Jonnie Maloney
09/03/2018  1  5.15  1/2'' rain on 8/29, today: surface temp 14°C, lots of particulates - algae?, got 1/2'' rain later in day  Jonnie Maloney
08/25/2018  1  5.18  overcast. 1/2'' rain on 8/22  Jonnie Maloney
08/19/2018  1  5.40  not much rain lately, TP grab taken  Jonnie Maloney
08/13/2018  1  5.38  overcast, bottom at 5.42M. temp 16°C at surface. 2/10'' rain on 8/7.  Jonnie Maloney
08/05/2018  1  5.35  1-9/10'' rain on 8/4  Jonnie Maloney
07/31/2018  1  5.48  deepest reading this season, disk faintly visible on bottom. 3/4' rain on 7/23. 1.3'' rain on 7/26. 3/4'' rain on 7/27.  Jonnie Maloney
07/22/2018  1  5.40  disk faintly visible on bottom. 3/10'' rain on 7/16. water 11°C at surface.  Jonnie Maloney
07/15/2018  1  5.05  bottom at 5.4m. just over 1/2'' rain on 7/15.  Jonnie Maloney
07/07/2018  1  5.15  lots of jet-ski & boat traffic 7/4, mussels and fish washed up dead on shore from big waves. 5/8'' rain on 7/6.  Jonnie Maloney
07/01/2018  1  5.05  lots of boat/jetski traffic on 6/30, 1'' rain on 6/28, 6/29 1/4'' rain. Water surface temp 11° C.  Jonnie Maloney
06/24/2018  1  5.40  5/8'' rain 6/24, disk faintly visible on bottom, surface temp 7° C.  Jonnie Maloney
06/17/2018  1  5.20  tons of pollen  Jonnie Maloney
06/10/2018  1  3.90  high noon, hard to take reading on shady side of kayak, lots of particulates  Jonnie Maloney
06/02/2018  1  4.30  backup reading 4.5m  Jonnie Maloney

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