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Lake_Harvey_SummaryHistory and Management Lake Harvey Watershed District: Minnehaha Creek Public water ID: 27067000 Lake Harvey is a wetland located just east of Highway 100 and south of the Edina Country Club golf course.7 acres (surface area) 0.5 miles (shoreline) 42 acres (drainage area) How You Can Help Steps that you can take to help Lake Harvey include: 1930s 1960s 2021 RESIDENTIAL Land use in the area surrounding the wetland is predominantly low-density residential with some scattered areas of institutional land use. Land use (2022) Lake Harvey has limited recreational opportunities. Non-motorized boats only. Amenities: The wetland is not stocked with sh, but there is anecdotal evidence of catsh. Fish population: Algae Level (Chlorophyll-a) Water ClarityTotal Phosphorous Levels Water quality data for 2010 was collected by the Met Council's Citizen-Assisted Monitoring Program (CAMP) and made available by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. The available data shows that Lake Harvey fails to meet the state’s goals for water quality within shallow lakes. Elevated total phosphorus levels promote algal growth, which reduces water clarity. Lakes with very high phosphorus levels are often characterized by turbid water, excess plant production, algal blooms, and periodic sh kills. Lake Harvey has been treated annually for algae since 1983. Water Quality 152 72 Denotes current Lake Harvey drainage area; historical drainage areas may have varied Learn more about these strategies at minnehahacreek.org/education Recent water quality data State goal Installing rain gardens and planting shoreline buffers Cleaning up grass clippings and leaves Participating in the adopt-a-drain program (mn.adoptadrain.org) Redirecting gutter downspouts towards vegetated areas Minimizing use of fertilizer on lawns 1.0 Meters 0.3 Meters 20 g/L 60 g/L