Current Water Level   (Updated 02/12/16 11:12 pm)

Safe for Recreational use : 189' | What is this?


This is the current water level of Lake Lillinonah. Our safety indicator should be used as a guideline only; higher lake elevations cause more floating debris. Always use caution and watch out for floating debris when navigating Lake Lillinonah.

Safest: below 194'
Debris presence unlikely - safe for recreational use.

Caution: 194' to 195'
Debris possibly present - caution advised.

Use Extreme Caution: above 195'
Debris likely present - dangerous.

Friends of the Lake

Protecting & Enjoying Lake Lillinonah since 2003

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News and Announcements

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FirstLight Power provides news of the lake level
FirstLight Power has provided information about the lake level... read more...
Posted: October 20, 2015

FirstLight Power announces drawdown dates
Lake Lillinonah will be lowered for seven days from 11/2/15 - 11/8/15 read more...
Posted: September 16, 2015

2015 Dine-Around!
Friends of the Lake is pleased to announce our annual adult-members-only 'Dine-Around' on beautiful Lake Lillinonah on Saturday, July 25, from 4PM until 9PM. read more...
Posted: June 25, 2015

Proposed waste recycling plant planned near the Still River
The New Milford Zoning Commission is in the process of reviewing an application for a building material recycling facility near the Still River. Residents in the area have expressed concern that this plant could have an impact on residual materials flowing into Lake Lillinonah. read more...
Posted: June 8, 2015

Another Successful Save-the-Lake Day!
Seven boats and ninety volunteers gathered Saturday, May 30, and collected 20 yards of man-made trash and 15 tires from the shores of Lake Lillinonah. Link to the Danbury News-Times article here. We sincerely thank all of the volunteers who participated, and a special thank-you to our sponsors: FirstLight Power Resources, The Lake Lillinonah Authority, Winters Brothers Waste Systems of CT, Dunkin' Doughnuts of Brookfield, Mangia Mangia of Brookfield, Pronto's Pizza of New Milford, Portobello's Pizza of Brookfield, Stew Leonard's of Danbury and Stop and Shop of New Milford. read more...
Posted: June 3, 2015

Caution:  High Lake Levels this weekend
We have received information from the Lake Lillinonah Authority that FirstLight Power, the owner of Lake Lillinonah, needs to perform emergency repairs on their Derby generating facility. As a result, the water level in Lake Lillinonah may be higher than normal this weekend. Please use caution if you’re on the lake; there may be dangerously high levels of debris as a result. read more...
Posted: May 8, 2015

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