2020 Economic Impact Study

In 2019, the University of Wisconsin Whitewater conducted an extensive survey on the economic impact the Delavan Lake water quality has on the surrounding economy.

Some Findings Included...

  • Data was based on 523 survey responses

  • 56% of local business owners believe that the quality of the lake impacts their business

  • Business owners rated the quality of the lake a 5.7 out of 10 (on average)!

  • 40% of boat pass holders indicated that they would use the lake more if the lake quality improved!

View the Report Presentation Slides

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Watch the Video Presentation of the study - August 5th, 2020