LAKE INFO

Lake Mendota
Surface Area: 3,985 ha
Max Depth: 25.3 m
Mean Depth: 12.7 m


Lake Monona
Surface Area: 1,326 ha
Max Depth: 22.6 m
Mean Depth: 8.3 m
Lake Waubesa
Surface Area: 843 ha
Max Depth: 11.6 m
Mean Depth: 4.7 m
Lake Kegonsa
Surface Area: 1,299 ha
Max Depth: 9.8 m
Mean Depth: 5.1 m

Partnership

EFM

City of Madison

Dane County

WDNR

LTER

NSF

 

Hydraulic

We have integrated a hydraualic model for the Yahara River. The hydraulic model is a 3-dimensional model providing water surface profile and discharge for the connecting rivers of the chain of lakes.

Nowcast Hydraulics:
Yahara Lakes Map Cherokee Upper Mud Lower Mud
Click on river location below or on map

Cherokee
(Yahara River Inflow to Lake Mendota)

Upper Mud Lake
(Yahara River from Lake Monona to Lake Waubesa)

Lower Mud Lake
(Yahara River from Lake Waubesa to Lake Kegonsa)