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The Scoop on Lake Swede

By Derek / August 2, 2019
Lake Swede

Lake Swede is in Watertown, Minnesota – directly west of Lake Minnetonka. It is neighbors to Lake Waconia, Mud Lake and Oak Lake – all being relatively small-sized.  The lake is also close to the Timber Creek Golf Course and the Waconia State Wildlife Management Area. It is 433 acres in size and has 3.67 […]

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All About Lake Bavaria

By Derek / July 26, 2019
Bavaria

Lake Bavaria is in Carver County, Minnesota neighboring Wassermann Lake. It is to the south of Lake Minnetonka and small in comparison at 166 acres in size with about 2.5 miles of shoreline. The lake has a max depth of 66 feet. Funny enough, this is unusually deep for a lake of its size! The […]

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What you need to know about Lake Waconia

By Derek / July 19, 2019

About the lake: Lake Waconia is located in Carver County, Minnesota right off of county road 5. The lake is just a 4 minute drive from Crown College and right next to the Island View Golf Club.  Its size is 3,080 acres with its shore line spanning 10.8 miles. It is the second largest lake in […]

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What You Need to Know About Lake Minnewashta

By Derek / July 17, 2019

Lake Minnewashta is located in Chanhassen, Minnesota and is near Lake Minnetonka and the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. It also encompasses the popular Lake Minnewashta Regional Park. The lake is 680 acres in size (less than 5% the size of its neighbor, Lake Minnetonka). Average depth of the lake is 15 feet and 70 feet at […]

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Lake Weed Removal Options

By Derek / June 14, 2019
Dive team after a SCUBA by-the-root service

Lake weed removal plays a very important role in the health of your lakeshore which is why the Minnesota DNR, along with many others, continue their research on finding the most effective solutions to removing lake weeds from our Minnesota lakes. Lake weeds are not only a nuisance to boaters, but they can also be […]

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Minnesota Lakefront Property Maintenance

By Derek / June 5, 2019
Lake Minnetonka

Here at Waterfront Restoration, we pride ourselves on our wide service area of lakefront properties that span the metro area of Minnesota and into Wisconsin! In fact, below is a general list of the most popular lakes that we service in Minnesota. Generally, we service Hennepin, Carver, Sherburne, and Anoka County, as well as into […]

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Invasive weed found in Medicine Lake

By Derek / May 31, 2019
Weed found in Medicine Lake

Recently, a watercraft inspector discovered starry stonewort, an invasive weed species, in Medicine Lake. Since showing up in Minnesota in 2015, there have been a variety of attempts to control/remove the aquatic invader. Medicine Lake is one of the neighboring lakes to Lake Minnetonka which has raised some concerns within the community as to if […]

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Aquatic Invasive Species in Minnesota

By Derek / August 21, 2018

Invasive Weed Species in Minnesota have become a huge issue for our 10,000 lakes. More and more individuals are trying to stop and prevent their presence in our lakes. This is because as invasive species develop a superior existence within the lakes, there are less resources and space for native weeds and animals – which […]

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Saving Your Lakeshore

By Derek / August 3, 2018
Muck reduction process

Check out our new featured article in Wayzata Life and Deephaven Life, “Saving Your Lakeshore”! A feature in these prevalent, neighborhood-oriented magazine is an honor. It is extremely important to us to be present in our surrounding communities. Overall, this article is about how our fall cleanup services can help prepare and save your lakeshore next […]

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Change Makers

By Derek / July 13, 2018

Change makers: people who are actively trying to transform and alter the world they live in. This could be a peaceful protest, schools teaching creativity, or even scuba divers being ecologically innovative in your backyard. Here, at Waterfront Restoration, we are change makers in our community because we are diving deeper than just removing our […]

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