The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in cooperation with the Cook County Bureau of Technology (BOT), prioritized waterbodies (lakes, rivers, and canals) of interest within Cook County to survey in 2022. These surveys describe the bathymetry and basic water-quality conditions observed, and could be used by the BOT to assist with resource management decisions and uses, as well as build an inventory that could be shared with other local governmental agencies.
Waterbodies surveyed in 2022 and included in this data release are: Arrowhead Lake, Axehead Lake, Baker's Lake, Belly Deep Slough, Bode Lake North, Bode Lake South, Bull Frog Lake, Busse Lake Main Pool, Busse Lake North Pool, Busse Lake South Pool, Busse Woods Reservoir, Consumers Quarry, Crabtree Lake, Doughnut Lake, Flatfoot Lake, Forge Quarry, Great Lakes Quarries East, Great Lakes Quarries West, Green Lake, Horsetail Lake, Icebox Quarry, Lake Arlington, Lake Charlemagne, Lake Opeka, Maple Lake, Midlothian Reservoir East, Midlothian Reservoir West, Papoose Lake, Powderhorn Lake South, Sag Quarry West, Saganashkee Slough, Sauk Lake, Vollmer Road Wildlife Pond East, Vollmer Road Wildlife Pond Middle, Vollmer Road Wildlife Pond West, Wampum Lake, Westbury Park Lake, Wolf Lake Pond 1, Wolf Lake Pond 2, Wolf Lake Pond 3, Wolf Lake Pond 4, and Wolf Lake Pond 8.
|Title||Bathymetry and Water-Quality Data of Surface Waterbodies in Cook County, Illinois, 2022|
|Authors||Isabelle S Seten, Jennifer B Sharpe|
|Product Type||Data Release|
|Record Source||USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog|
|USGS Organization||Central Midwest Water Science Center|