2016: Private legal action temporarily stops Round Lake Carlson Road Dam abandonment and rescission of 1941 PSC Water level order. 2016: Rains cause Round Lake to rise to 1346. RLPOA has no current position on water level stated in dave ripple 2016 spring newsletter or on their website. 4′ at Carlson Dam causing high waves and shoreline damage.
Beaver dams significantly blocking outflow from lake. 4 County Highway B gauge about 7 inches below 100 year flood level. 2015 about one foot high and growing beaver dams up stream from Highway NN still significantly obstructing outflow. 2015: Round lake rises above 1346′ late summer. 2015: Round Lake water level 1346.
About a foot above “authorized level. 2015: Water temperature about 54 degrees. 2015: Lake elevation still a fraction under 1346. 0 with minimal flow thru Carlson Dam due to downstream beaver dams above Highway NN.
925 at Carlson Dam about . Very poor flow thru Carlson Dam. 2015: Ice out will most likely be “early” this year. 2014: Big Round Lake covered with thin layer of ice. 2014: Big Round Lake not quite frozen over yet. 5″ rain south side of Round Lake last 60 hours brings lake back up to approximately 1345. 8 lake level at Carlson Dam after 0.