Lake Summary

Glawe is a small natural environment lake totalling about 40 acres and reaching a depth of 20 feet.  It is separated from Curfamn Lake by a 250 foot wide land bridge along its northern shoreline.  Water quality on Lake Glawe has remained stable and is classified as mesotrophic.  There is significant macrophte growth along shorelines.

Development on and near that lake has increased in recent years with the construciton of a new Golden Bay Shores Planned Unit Development along the NE shoreline.  Stormwater from the development is treated via stormwater ponds on the north side of the lake prior to discharge to Glawe.  A new single family residential development has begun home construction on the east side of the lake.  Vegetation associate with development and residential home construction has been observed.  Vegetation preservation should be encouraged to minimize increases in stormwater runoff to the small, sensitive lake. 

In addition to the residentail development, there is a commercial campground located along the southern shoreline.  The majority of the campground site outside of the draingage area, but does allow lake access for clients for non-motorized lake use (i.e. paddle boats).  Currently there is no watercraft access and there is not motorized boat use.

Land cover in the Glawe Lake drainage area is predominantly grassland, 43%, and forested land, 22%.  Other land uses included developed land (18%) and wetlands (13%).  Only 1% of the land area is cropland.

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