Monthly Archive: December 2019

Green Lake Monitoring – December 29, 2019

Secchi Depth: 2.5 Meters (8.2 feet)
Water Temp: 6.2 degrees C (43.2 degrees F)

Lake Water Quality is monitored weekly by Jeffrey Howard at East Green Lake from the T-dock near the Green Lake Community Center. The weekly data are reported quarterly and uploaded to the King County Lakes website available here. Select “Green-1” and “View Data”. General lake information, water quality data, and reports are available here.

For continuous Green Lake Water Level and Temperature Gauge data tracked by King County, go to the King County Hydrologic Information Center website where you can search for both temperature (in C) and lake elevation. Here are instructions:
1. Click on either Water Temperature or State Only Gage to get a map of monitoring sites.
2. Click on the red dot at Green Lake.
3. Click on View Graph. (The graph is currently being updated to improve visibility.) More data selections are listed left of the graph.

Green Lake Monitoring – December 22, 2019

Secchi Depth: 2.3 Meters (7.5 feet)
Water Temp: 6.8 degrees C (44.2 degrees F)

Lake Water Quality is monitored weekly by Jeffrey Howard at East Green Lake from the T-dock near the Green Lake Community Center. The weekly data are reported quarterly and uploaded to the King County Lakes website available here. Select “Green-1” and “View Data”. General lake information, water quality data, and reports are available here.

For continuous Green Lake Water Level and Temperature Gauge data tracked by King County, go to the King County Hydrologic Information Center website where you can search for both temperature (in C) and lake elevation. Here are instructions:
1. Click on either Water Temperature or State Only Gage to get a map of monitoring sites.
2. Click on the red dot at Green Lake.
3. Click on View Graph. (The graph is currently being updated to improve visibility.) More data selections are listed left of the graph.

Green Lake Monitoring – December 15, 2019

Secchi Depth: 2.6 Meters (8.5 feet)
Water Temp: 6.8 degrees C (44.2 degrees F)

Lake Water Quality is monitored weekly by Jeffrey Howard at East Green Lake from the T-dock near the Green Lake Community Center. The weekly data are reported quarterly and uploaded to the King County Lakes website available here. Select “Green-1” and “View Data”. General lake information, water quality data, and reports are available here.

For continuous Green Lake Water Level and Temperature Gauge data tracked by King County, go to the King County Hydrologic Information Center website where you can search for both temperature (in C) and lake elevation. Here are instructions:
1. Click on either Water Temperature or State Only Gage to get a map of monitoring sites.
2. Click on the red dot at Green Lake.
3. Click on View Graph. (The graph is currently being updated to improve visibility.) More data selections are listed left of the graph.

Green Lake Monitoring – December 8, 2019

Secchi Depth: 2.5 Meters (8.2 feet)
Water Temp: 7.5 degrees C (45.5 degrees F)

Lake Water Quality is monitored weekly by Jeffrey Howard at East Green Lake from the T-dock near the Green Lake Community Center. The weekly data are reported quarterly and uploaded to the King County Lakes website available here. Select “Green-1” and “View Data”. General lake information, water quality data, and reports are available here.

For continuous Green Lake Water Level and Temperature Gauge data tracked by King County, go to the King County Hydrologic Information Center website where you can search for both temperature (in C) and lake elevation. Here are instructions:
1. Click on either Water Temperature or State Only Gage to get a map of monitoring sites.
2. Click on the red dot at Green Lake.
3. Click on View Graph. (The graph is currently being updated to improve visibility.) More data selections are listed left of the graph.

Minutes for Nov 26, 2019 Meeting

Friends of Green Lake Meeting, Tuesday November 26, 2019, Hearthstone

Convened at 7:00 PM

Attendees:
Rob ZisetteKaren SchurrBrian DeLucaDerick RiversEllen HewittJeff HowardClarke GreyAlice PoggiGina Harmon

Following around-the-table introductions, Rob Z chaired the meeting.

RZ discussed Cyanotoxin in Green Lake and Anatoxin-A (a liver toxin-not currently in Green Lake) as concerns for pets and swimmers. For dogs, a serious concern is when they lick their fur after a swim in the lake.

RZ gave a detailed presentation about the floating gardens concept for providing habitat for birdlife and underwater cleansing properties. Details are seen on the FOGL website, under a link titled: “Floating Wetlands” <  http://friendsofgreenlake.org/floating-wetlands-project/ >.
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Green Lake Stewards Work Party – December 7, 2019

It’s Planting Time! Join Us for a Green Lake Work Party Saturday Dec. 7

We have groundcovers…sword fern, fringecup, redwood sorrel, goatsbeard and more to get in the ground.  Time permitting, there will be blackberry cane removal.

If you do not have a full 3 hours to give, drop by for as much time as you have. Look for and follow our Event sign to find the work site.

Date: December 7, 2019
Time: 9 am to 12 noon
Meet: Beside the Aqua Theater at the east end of the Small Craft Center (5900 West Green Lake Way North)

Dress for dirty work, wear close-toed shoes and bring a bottle of water.

Can you make it?
RSVP at hutcheson@seanet.com
or go to the Green Seattle Partnership website to sign up: https://seattle.greencitypartnerships.org/event/16631/
Questions? Rob Hutcheson at 206 854-1654

Our mailing address is greenlakestewards@gmail.com

Green Lake Monitoring – December 1, 2019

Secchi Depth: 2.1 Meters (6.9 feet)
Water Temp: 6.3 degrees C (43.3 degrees F)

Lake Water Quality is monitored weekly by Jeffrey Howard at East Green Lake from the T-dock near the Green Lake Community Center. The weekly data are reported quarterly and uploaded to the King County Lakes website available here. Select “Green-1” and “View Data”. General lake information, water quality data, and reports are available here.

For continuous Green Lake Water Level and Temperature Gauge data tracked by King County, go to the King County Hydrologic Information Center website where you can search for both temperature (in C) and lake elevation. Here are instructions:
1. Click on either Water Temperature or State Only Gage to get a map of monitoring sites.
2. Click on the red dot at Green Lake.
3. Click on View Graph. (The graph is currently being updated to improve visibility.) More data selections are listed left of the graph.