Water Level Tracking
The water level of Rice Lake has been tracked by volunteers who live on the lake since 1973. A measuring stick is placed in the water, at a specific GIS location, in front of the volunteer's property. The volunteer regularly records changes in the water level and reported the information to a Water Level Specialist at the Department of Natural Resources. Ralph Klassen is the current volunteer tracking the water level.
From DNR Water Level Website
Period of record: 06/05/1973 to 09/29/2018
# of readings: 3443
Highest recorded: 1128.16 ft (06/24/1986)
Lowest recorded: 1121.22 ft (09/09/1988)
Recorded range: 6.94 ft.
Last reading: 1122.97 ft (09/29/2018)
Ordinary High Water Level (OHW) elevation: 1125.1 ft
Datum: NGVD 29 (ft)T
The following graph was provided by the DNR. More details