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Anderson Lake (1987)

This reservoir is located in Section 6, Range 45W, Township 111N approximately 2 miles west and 0.5 mile south of Ivanhoe, Minnesota, in Lincoln County. The embankment stands 18 feet high to create a normal pool of 240 acres with 2 feet normal depth. A flood pool of 350 acres develops with the 14,080-acre drainage area. The construction costs were $60,000 and the project is owned and maintained by DNR who is responsible for inspections. The reservoir provides floodwater retention, wetland restoration, wildlife benefits and is open to the public.