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Bowling Green Lakes

The Bowling Green Lakes provide drinking water for the City of Bowling Green. Lake 1 was built in 1954. Its surface area is 45 acres and it has a 900 acre watershed. Of those 900 acres, 44% are forest, 27% are cropland, and 26% are grassland (including pasture). Lake 2 was built in 1990 and covers 31 acres. The watershed of Lake 2 is 850 acres, which includes 52% forest, 10% cropland, 23% grassland (including pasture), and 14% urban.

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Bowling Green Lake 1. T. Thorpe photo.

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