Basin Pond

Fayette, Kennebec, Maine
MIDAS 5654

Secchi transparency (mean, maximum & minimum annual values)

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Basin Pond
MIDAS 5654 - Station 1
Year Depth - Meters Depth - Feet
Min Avg Max Min Avg Max
1999 12.7 12.7 12.7 41.7 41.7 41.7
2000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
2001 8 8 8 26.2 26.2 26.2
2002 10.3 11.8 13.7 33.8 38.7 44.9
2003 12.7 14.1 15.2 41.7 46.3 49.9
2004 13.2 14.7 15.8 43.3 48.2 51.8
2005 13.6 13.8 14 44.6 45.3 45.9
2006 13.1 13.3 13.8 43.0 43.6 45.3
2007 9.3 9.5 9.8 30.5 31.2 32.2
2008 9.8 12.3 13.6 32.2 40.4 44.6
2009 10.2 11.3 12.4 33.5 37.1 40.7
2010 11.5 12.7 14.2 37.7 41.7 46.6
2011 12.3 13 13.8 40.4 42.7 45.3
2012 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
2013 10.9 11.5 12.1 35.8 37.7 39.7
2014 10.1 10.5 11 33.1 34.4 36.1
2015 11.1 11.2 11.3 36.4 36.7 37.1
2016 11.2 12.1 13.2 36.7 39.7 43.3
2017 8.4 11.2 14.4 27.6 36.7 47.2
2018 3.9 9.5 14 12.8 31.2 45.9




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Distribution of Secchi Disk Transparency in All Maine Lakes

Source Data:
Maine Lakes Transparency, Color & Chemistry: Annual Mean Values

Date-specific Secchi data for this and other Maine lakes can be found HERE