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madtown04

south central water levels?

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I was wondering if anyone could tell me what the water levels are like on smaller ponds and sloughs relative to this time last year.

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Way down from last year. Our wetland was about 3' deep last fall. This year there are a couple small, very shallow puddles left. July and early August were very dry and fall recharge has been hit and miss by areas. In much of Steele and southern Waseca Co.'s it's been miss. frown.gif

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The sloughs I have look at this year I would say the bigger ones are down about 2-5in compared to last year. The small ones are about the same as the big ones or pretty much dry. This is in the Brown and Nicollet county area. Hope this helps.

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