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Lake Windermere Pulse Check #8 (August 22)

*A Cool Lake: Lake water did not exceed the maximum temperature recommended for the protection of aquatic life.

*A Cool Lake: Lake water did not exceed the maximum temperature recommended for the protection of aquatic life in June (20 C) or July (25 C)

*Good For Fish: Dissolved oxygen throughout the lake was at or above the amount needed to protect aquatic life (8 mg/L) during June and July.

*Cloudy Water This Year: Turbidity was higher than the objective (5 mg/L) for Lake Windermere on the north, south, and central sampling locations on the lake during June and July.

*Not Too Nutritious: Phosphorus, a lake nutrient and also a potential indicator of pollution, did not exceed recommended values in June or July.

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