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.
Posted: December 1, 2012
Friends of the Lake released the first annual Debris Report on Wednesday, November 28, 2012. Follow this link to see the report:
The annual report is a summary of communications, newspaper articles, photographs, our debris survey, and our summary of our observations, opinions and recommendations regarding the ongoing debris problem on Lake Lillinonah.
Included in this report is a summary of our first debris survey. On September 8, 2012, Friends of the Lake and the Lake Lillinonah Authority sponsored a survey to determine the amount of debris present on the shores of Lake Lillinonah. Designed by Connwood Foresters, Inc., volunteers were trained and sent to 40 sample plots along the shoreline. Each piece of wood (greater than 1” diameter on the small end, at least 6” long) was measured and recorded within a 100’ stretch, from the shroreline to the high-water mark, for each plot. Results indicate that there are over 3,700 cubic yards of debris on the shores of Lake Lillinonah, after the sixth year of debris harvesting by FirstLight Power Resources.
Please read our annual debris report (link above) for more information and to see the survey summary report.
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