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The 2009 LMVP Data Report


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Public lakes monitored in 2009:
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Binder Lake
Blue Springs Lake
Bowling Green Lakes
Bull Shoals Lake
Cameron Lake #3
Clearwater Lake
Creve Coeur Lake
Forest Lake
Grindstone Reservoir
Hazel Creek Lake
Lake Jacomo
Jennings Park Lake
Lake of the Ozarks
Lamar City Lake
Lick Creek Lake
Little Dixie

 

Longview Lake
Mahoney Lake

Mark Twain Lake
Pomme de Terre Lake
Rothwell Lake
Lake Springfield
Spring Fork Lake
Stephens Lake
Stockton Lake
Sugar Creek Lake
Table Rock Lake
Lake Taneycomo
Tri City Lake
Lake Wappapello
Waterworks Lake
Whitecliff Park Lake

     
2009 LMVP Sample Sites

For both 2008 and 2009, precipitation was well above normal for the entire state. Statewide precipitation for the two year period was 106 inches, the highest recorded to date in Missouri weather records (1894 to present). In the graph below, the horizontal line represents the 30 year precipitation average in inches (1971-2000) and the points represent individual years from 2001-2009.

Statewide, rainfall has been above average for 3 consecutive years. The seasonal trend graphs for many lakes in this report reflect this by displaying above average concentrations of nutrients, suspended sediment and, in some cases, chlorophyll for the years 2007-2009.

Average rainfall in Missouri
 
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