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Pristine waters are best for wildlife, recreation, resale value and quality of life. Most of Hubbard County's lakes are considered excellent quality. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

BEST LAKES IN STATE: Report shows Hubbard County's lakes are in excellent condition

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A newly released report confirms what most Hubbard County residents boast about - lake waters here are the best in the state and perhaps the country.


"It's critical that we protect it," said Dan Kittilson, president of Hubbard County COLA.

Compiled from more than a decade of volunteers' samples of local lake water, the report summarizes water quality, phosphorus levels and chlorophyll concentration over time and contains recommendations for the future.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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