Lake Minnetonka WEATHER

Electric Shock Drowning

Electric Shock Drowning (ESD) is caused by an electric current passing through the body while immersed in water; the shock causes skeletal muscular paralysis and eventually results in drowning. Preventing […]

Carbon Monoxide

Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless, tasteless gas produced when a carbon-based fuel is burned. CO exposure symptoms are often mistaken for seasickness or intoxication and include weakness, headaches, dizziness, […]

Boat Wake

Lake-Friendly Boating

As the largest lake in the Twin Cities and the 9th largest lake in the state, Lake Minnetonka is one of Minnesota’s greatest natural assets. Home to approximately 4,000 residential […]

Lake-Friendly Living

Everyone who lives within the watersheds that feed Lake Minnetonka — not just those who live on the shore — makes decisions daily that can affect the lake’s health. These […]

Preventing Boat Fires

Boat fires can result in injuries or deaths of people and their pets, and they can be financially costly. Boaters can help prevent fires and explosions by taking precautions. Learn […]

child ice fishing

Ice Safety Reminders

As we gear up for another winter season and wait for the Lake to freeze, it is great time for all of us to review the review the following important […]

Coordinated Herbicide Treatments

Coordinated Herbicide Treatment Projects The LMCD (in coordination with its AIS Task Force) has participated in a number of herbicide treatment projects over the years. Some of these include: 1) […]

Top Winter Safety & Nuisance Violations

Lake Minnetonka is a treasure all year long, but we still see some misuse in the colder months, including safety risks. The following are the most common winter-use violations observed […]