Lake name: Medicine

County: Hennepin


Last 10 years of data, click to enlarge.

Water Level Data

Period of record: 08/05/1926 to 05/10/2018
# of readings: 1038
Highest recorded: 890.68 ft (07/15/1951)
Lowest recorded: 885.6 ft (02/15/1977)
Recorded range: 5.08 ft
Last reading: 888.11 ft (05/10/2018)
Ordinary High Water Level (OHW) elevation: 889.1 ft
Datum: NGVD 29 (ft)

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Benchmarks

Elevation: 887.71 ftDatum: NGVD 29 (ft)
Date Set: 07/27/1999Location: T118R22S25
Description: Northwest corner (lower notch) of the control structure along the north side of South Shore Drive, west of 13th Avenue.
Elevation: 891.68 ftDatum: NGVD 29 (ft)
Date Set: 03/20/1975Location: T118R22S25
Description: Found 2010. Top bolt (originally painted yellow) in the left downstream corner of timber bridge over outlet channel on S end of E bay, near 10406 S Shore Dr, Plymouth.
Elevation: 892.14 ftDatum: NGVD 29 (ft)
Date Set: 05/07/2009Location: T118R22S25
Description: Found 2016 for Gage Run use only with prior permission from owner. Outer edge of center point of top bricks on the lakeward (N) side of wishing well at private residence, 10406 South Shore Dr, Plymouth. [Note: Add 0.15' to NGVD 1929 elevations to equate to NAVD 88 datum as per GPS survey 3/10/16.]
Elevation: 893.83 ftDatum: NGVD 29 (ft)
Date Set: 03/10/2016Location: T118R22S25
Description: Found 2018. Chiseled "X" on top of NE end of newer bridge over outlet, "X" is above plate with "BR27B33 2010", 9' from NE end of bridge, at outlet bridge, North of 10406 South Shore Dr, Plymouth. [Note: Add 0.15' to NGVD 1929 elevations to equate to NAVD 88 datum as per GPS survey 3/10/16.]