- Round Lake (Washington)
lake_name = Round Lake
image_lake = US-WA-Round_lake-north_west_bank-tar.jpg
coords = coord|45|36|06|N|122|24|13|W|type:waterbody_region:US-WA|display=inline,title
catchment = 43,000 acres (174 km²)
basin_countries = United States
Round Lake is a small
lakein Camas, Washington, USA. The lake is connected at its north-west tip to Lacamas Lake. Lacamas Parkincludes access to Round Lake for fishing, picnicing, grilling, and jogging. The park includes a trailthat goes entirely around Round Lake, and across the approximately convert|75|ft|m|sing=on dam that controls the level of Lacamas Lakeand Round Lake.
Lacamas Park also contains a small information center that describes the deteriorating
water qualityin both Lacamas Lake and Round Lake. According to the signs present, precipitation captured over 43,000 acres (174 km²) forms the Lacamas Creekwhich flows into both Lacamas Lakeand Round Lake. This water contains a higher than normal amount of pollutants which are rapidly diminishing the water quality of both lakes.
In the past 5 years (counting backwards from 2006), this lake has been getting worse and worse. There are clean-up and other efforts to make the lake a better place, but when its drained for dam repairs it smells something like a mixture of dead rotting fish and other various pollutant smells.
Most of the pollutants that go into this lake and others around it come from the nearby golf course which uses large amounts of fertilizer to keep the grass green.
* [http://www.co.clark.wa.us/water-resources/monitoring/lakemonitor.html Information on government monitoring of the lake]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Round Lake — may refer to:Communities;United States * Round Lake, Illinois, a village * Round Lake, Minnesota, a city * Round Lake, New York, a village * Round Lake, Wisconsin, a townLakes;Canada * Round Lake (Ontario), near Pembroke * Round Lake… … Wikipedia
Round Lake — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Round Lake (Illinois) Round Lake (Minnesota) Round Lake (Mississippi) Round Lake (New York) Round Lake (Wisconsin) Round Lake ist der Name mehrerer Seen in Kanada: Round Lake (Ontario) Round… … Deutsch Wikipedia
Round Lake (Minnesota) — The name Round Lake refers to over 36 different lakes in the state of Minnesota: * Round Lake, located in Aitkin County, Minnesota * Round Lake, located in Aitkin County, Minnesota * Round Lake, located in Aitkin County, Minnesota * Round Lake,… … Wikipedia
Round Lake Library — The Round Lake Library is located in the village of Round Lake, New York, USA. The village is located in Saratoga County, northeast of SchenectadyThe Round Lake Library was established in 1897 by the Woman s Round Lake Improvement Society… … Wikipedia
Curlew Lake (Washington) — Curlew Lake Looking south down the lake Location Northeast of Republic, Ferry County, Washington Coordinates … Wikipedia
Washington — /wosh ing teuhn, waw shing /, n. 1. Booker T(aliaferro) /book euhr tol euh veuhr/, 1856 1915, U.S. reformer, educator, author, and lecturer. 2. George, 1732 99, U.S. general and political leader: 1st president of the U.S. 1789 97. 3. Martha… … Universalium
Lake County (Illinois) — Verwaltung US Bundesstaat: Illinois Verwaltungssitz: Waukegan Adresse des Verwaltungssitzes: Lake County Courthouse 18 N. County Street Waukegan, IL 60085 4351 Gründung: 1. März … Deutsch Wikipedia
Lake View, Chicago — Lake View Community area Community Area 6 Lake View Looking ac … Wikipedia
Round Island Light (Michigan) — Round Island Light Location Mackinac County, Michigan Coordinates … Wikipedia
Round Rock Independent School District — Type and location Grades K 12 Region Central Texas Country USA Location Round Rock, TX District Info … Wikipedia