Lake Wawasee

Data and Research Specific to Lake

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams

Lake Wawasee: Beneath the Surface
Comparative Water Quality Study: Lake Wawasee 2007

Indiana Clean Lakes Program

Lake Overview
Data
Volunteer Monitoring Data

Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Hunting and Fishing Research and Surveys
     Fish Population Survey and Shoreline Fish Community at       Lake Wawasee 2005
Fish Consumption Advisory
     Advisory for the General Population
     Advisory for Pregnant or Nursing Women
Lake and River Enhancement Program
     Lake Wawasee Aquatic Vegetation Management Plan       2005
     Lake Wawasee Aquatic Plant Management Plan Update       2006
     Lake Wawasee and Syracuse Lake Aquatic Vegetation           Management Plan 2015 Update

                                                                                          

Data and Research that Includes Lake

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams

Comparative Water Quality Study 2007
Historical Literature Review 2009
Blue-Green Algae Study 2012
Lake Economic Impact Study: Property Value Report 2013
Blue-Green Algae Study Final Report & Appendix 2014 Quantification of lake water level influences for Wawasee and Syracuse lakes: Lake and watershed water budgets for 2011, 2012, and 2013
A study of potential treatments for effective management of starry stonewort (Nitellopsis obtusa) in Lake Wawasee, Indiana

Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Lake and River Enhancement Program
     Enchanted Hills Watershed Evaluation 1995
     Wawasee Area Watershed Lake Enhacement       Diagnostic/Feasibility Study 1996
     Lake Wawasee Engineering Feasibility Study 2001
     Turkey Creek Watershed Biological Survey 2003
     Griffith’s Island Design/Build Report 2004
     Martin Creek Outlet Design/Build Report 2004
     Lake Wawasee Dillon Creek Sediment Control Project       2005
     Water-Table Characteristics in the Lake Wawasee Basin       and Vicinity 2005
     Bayshore Watershed Sediment Control Final Report 2007
     Wawasee Area Watershed Management Plan 2007
     Turkey Creek Sediment Trap Project 2008
     Littoral Zone Restoration Research Project 2007-2009:       Year 1 Report
     Littoral Zone Restoration Research Project 2007-2009:       Year 2 Report
     Littoral Zone Restoration Research Project 2007-2009:       Year 3 Report
     Draft Dillon Creek Stabilization Project Design Report       2011
     Lake Wawasee Channel Sediment Removal Plan 2012
     Lake Wawasee Emergent Vegetation Survey 2008
     Lake Wawasee Aquatic Vegetation Management Plan       Update and Vegetation Surveys in Ecozone Areas of       Conklin and Johnson Bay 2009
     Lake Wawasee and Syracuse Lake Aquatic Vegetation       Management Plan Update 2012
     Lake Wawasee and Syracuse Lake Aquatic Vegetation
      Management Plan Update 2013

     Lake Wawasee and Syracuse Lake Aquatic Vegetation       Management Plan 2014 Update

Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation

 Water Quality Summary Report 2003
     Appendix B: Analysis of the 1970s and 1980s Data
     Appendix D: Analysis of the 1995 Kosciusko County       Health Department Wawasee Lake Study
     Appendix E: Analysis of the Kosciusko County Stream       Monitoring Watershed Study
     Appendix F: Analysis of the Indiana Clean Lakes Program       Data
     Appendix G: Analysis of the Hoosier Riverwatch Data
     Appendix H: Comparison of the Data Sets

Courses

Lake Size: 3,060 acres        Watershed Size: 24,498 acres
Max Depth: 77 feet             Avg Depth: 22 feet
Inlets: Dillon Creek, Turkey Creek, Lake Papakeechie Outlet
Outlets: Syracuse Lake
Access: Public; Hatchery Rd. and CR 1000N
Recreation: Boat, Ski, Fish
Lake Bottom: Gravel, muck, sand
Best Fishing: Bluegill, Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike,      Pumpkinseed, Redear, Rock Bass, Yellow Perch
Lakefront/Channelfront Total Gross Assessed Value:      $1,303,395,500
Fish Consumption Advisory (Read Indiana FCA below for details): Bullhead - 15+" - Group 3

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