Buying a lake cabin – know your lake classification

How does water get into your lake? Hydrologists divide lakes into two main types: drainage and seepage.  Drainage lakes have an inlet and outlet; they’re part of system that “drains” a watershed.  They’re less affected by drought.  Seepage lakes get their water from springs, and from water that just “seeps” into the lake from the adjacent water table.  Some are … Continue reading Buying a lake cabin – know your lake classification