Lake Minnetonka WEATHER

Managing Lake Vegetation

Aquatic plants are an important part of a healthy lake ecosystem. They provide habitat and food sources for fish and wildlife, also contributing to the lake’s recreational value. Some aquatic […]

Wastewater Discharge and Marine Toilets

In response to illnesses over 2019’s July Fourth holiday, the Lake Minnetonka Conservation District (LMCD) adopted an ordinance to reinforce and clarify existing regulations banning sewage discharge in Lake Minnetonka. […]

Own Your Wake

For Everyone’s Sake Wake Awareness Wakes present dangers to lake users and can damage property. Therefore, it is especially important that boaters are aware of their wake and how it […]

Top 10 Summer Violations

The following are the most common boating violations observed by Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office Water Patrol. Be mindful of the rules and use common sense to have a safe and […]

Staying Healthy

We want everyone to be safe and healthy while enjoying the lake, which is why certain regulations and measures are in place. Gatherings, whether on land or water, carry a […]

Safety for Non-Motorized Watercraft

Safety for Non-Motorized Watercraft Whether operating in low light conditions or areas with powerboats, operators of non-motorized watercraft should take extra precautions to make themselves BE SEEN by other lake […]

High Water Declaration Information

When lake water levels are high, extensive damage can occur to the lake shoreline, docks, and other structures due to wakes created by boaters and winds. These conditions may also […]

Fueling Safety & Fire Prevention

Fueling your boat carelessly can result in major bodily harm for people and pets. It can also harm the environment and be expensive to clean up. The following information addresses […]