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High Water Declaration Update June 10, 2019

High Water at Dock

The water levels fell below 930.0 ft on June 9th. The “High Water Declaration” remains in effect until water levels fall below 930.0 ft for 3 consecutive days. Depending on rainfall, the normal wake zones could resume this week. The High Water Declaration will remain in effect until OFFICIAL notice from the LMCD. View water levels at

LMCD is Declaring High Water to Promote Public Safety and Protect the Lake. Until further notice, the minimum wake areas on Lake Minnetonka will be extended to 600 feet from shore throughout the lake and certain bays are entirely minimum wake. Lake Minnetonka remains open to the public. Regular speed limits apply in all other areas of the bays.

Reduced watercraft speeds of less than 5 mph in extended minimum wake areas will help minimize erosion of shorelines, damage to structures, and protect the public from possible accidents. It can also be very relaxing. The HCSO Water Patrol and other agencies will be helping to educate boaters and monitor speeds and wakes. Thank you for being a safe boater and protecting our lake. View the High Water Declaration Handout for a map and details. For more information about high water requirements and safety tips, visit this webpage.

Posted on: June 10th, 2019