Long (McWain) Pond

Waterford, Oxford, Maine
MIDAS 3418

Secchi transparency (mean, maximum & minimum annual values)

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Long (McWain) Pond
MIDAS 3418 - Station 1
Year Depth - Meters Depth - Feet
Min Avg Max Min Avg Max
1978 4.4 5.2 6.5 14.4 17.1 21.3
1979 4 5.3 6.3 13.1 17.4 20.7
1980 2.3 3.4 6.7 7.5 11.2 22.0
1981 2.5 3.4 4.7 8.2 11.2 15.4
1982 2.2 3.1 5 7.2 10.2 16.4
1983 2.4 5 6.8 7.9 16.4 22.3
1984 3.1 5.6 8.6 10.2 18.4 28.2
1985 6 8.1 9.3 19.7 26.6 30.5
1986 5 6.9 8 16.4 22.6 26.2
1987 5.2 6.5 7.4 17.1 21.3 24.3
1988 4.7 6.1 7.3 15.4 20.0 24.0
1989 4.1 4.8 5.3 13.5 15.7 17.4
1990 4.9 6 7.6 16.1 19.7 24.9
1991 5 5.7 6.5 16.4 18.7 21.3
1992 4.6 5.3 6.1 15.1 17.4 20.0
1993 4.6 6.3 7.8 15.1 20.7 25.6
1994 4.8 5.8 7.3 15.7 19.0 24.0
1995 5.3 6.7 8 17.4 22.0 26.2
1996 5.4 5.9 7.5 17.7 19.4 24.6
1997 5.5 6.8 7.8 18.0 22.3 25.6
1998 3.8 5.5 7.8 12.5 18.0 25.6
1999 5.5 6.7 7.9 18.0 22.0 25.9
2000 4.3 5 6 14.1 16.4 19.7
2001 5 6 6.9 16.4 19.7 22.6
2002 4.1 5.9 7.3 13.5 19.4 24.0
2003 3.4 6.1 7.3 11.2 20.0 24.0
2004 3.4 5.5 6.3 11.2 18.0 20.7
2005 4.8 5.7 6.4 15.7 18.7 21.0
2006 5 5.9 6.7 16.4 19.4 22.0
2007 5 6 6.9 16.4 19.7 22.6
2008 5.3 6.2 6.6 17.4 20.3 21.7
2009 5.2 5.7 6.8 17.1 18.7 22.3
2010 5.2 6.5 7.9 17.1 21.3 25.9
2011 4.8 6.1 7.1 15.7 20.0 23.3
2012 3.9 5.5 6.7 12.8 18.0 22.0
2013 5.1 6 6.6 16.7 19.7 21.7
2014 5.7 6.2 6.7 18.7 20.3 22.0
2015 5.6 6.6 7.4 18.4 21.7 24.3
2016 5.5 6.6 7.4 18.0 21.7 24.3
2017 4.7 5.9 7.1 15.4 19.4 23.3
2018 6 7 7.4 19.7 23.0 24.3




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Distribution of Secchi Disk Transparency in All Maine Lakes

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Maine Lakes Transparency, Color & Chemistry: Annual Mean Values

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