How To Install A Lake Gauge

Installing a lake gauge is a simple process that requires a few simple tools. You simply:

1) Attach it to a fixed post, pier, dock or dam

2) Hang the LOCSS sign nearby

3) Reference your gauge to a nearby fixed point. Written instructions are found here.

4) Email the location, photos, and notes about how you referenced the gauge to [email protected]

For more detailed instructions, view the video below.

Written Instructions for building and installing a lake gauge can be found here.

If you would like to have your lake included in our project, you can tell us more about your lake here.

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