Water Levels Remain High on Lake Minnetonka, Prior Lake

Updated: 07/15/2014 4:55 PM
Created: 07/15/2014 4:25 PM
By: Cassie Hart

Even though things have dried out a bit, some water levels remain high on metro lakes.

No-wake restrictions are still in place on all of Lake Minnetonka. The water level measured in at 930.55 feet above sea level on Tuesday. The water level needs to drop below 930 feet for three straight days for the no-wake restrictions to be lifted.

The rule has been in place more than a month now for all of Lake Minnetonka.

Prior Lake still has some progress to make before the restriction is lifted there. The lake levels measured at 905.62 feet. It needs to get down below 904 feet for three consecutive days, according to county officials.

Restrictions have been lifted at other area lakes.

Scott County ended the rule on Spring Lake, which is part of the Prior Lake chain.

Carver county has stopped restrictions on Reitz Lake, which is near Waconia.

Check lake levels here.

Minneapolis/St. Paul

38° | 32°
  • Feels like: 28° F
  • Wind: SSE 16mph
  • Humidity: 93%
  • Tue Snow likely
    33° | 30°
  • Wed Considerable cloudiness
    30° | 20°
  • Thu Mix of sun and clouds
    30° | 20°
  • Fri Clouds giving way to sun
    20° | 5°