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Settle Lake, Dartmouth

Soil & Water Conservation Society of Metro Halifax (SWCSMH)

Updated: August 08, 2015    Cow Bay River watershed

Caution: Since Settle is a shallow lake, the standard limnetic (i.e., open-water) trophic parameters may not represent the true trophic status of the lake



Water Quality

Chemical vs Biological monitoring

Select scientific modelling and chemical/biological limnology are part of our miscellaneous archives The bathymetric map; the morphological data; the location map; the Cow Bay River watershed flow chart; peruse our predictive modelling, and view a relevant model; the Nova Scotia lake hypolimnion project; the paleolimnology of lakes in the HRM

Concerns of stakeholders and Government agencies

Further concerns expressed by Mr. Stephen Rigden PEng on not receiving any pragmatic response and/or on total inaction by the City of Dartmouth; letter to Mayor Gloria McCluskey; December 30, 1992:

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The 3-page letter to Mayor Dr. John Savage MD from Stephen Rigden PEng representing several residents around Settle Lake expresses their concern; April 18, 1991:

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