Lake Information

The Washington Lakes Book has lots of fun and useful information to help you live with your lake.

Educational materials about lakes
Information about lake landscaping practices and forming a lake association.
 
A Citizen's Guide to Understanding and Monitoring Lakes and Streams
A great overview of water quality monitoring methods for lakes and streams in language anybody can understand.
 
Information about environmental quality in lakes in Washington
A list of lakes that Ecology has monitored. Bathymetric maps are included for many Washington lakes.
 
Reducing Phosphorus to Improve Water Quality
Read about efforts to reduce phosphorus in common household products.