Use Extreme Caution : 196.6' | 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: October 10, 2012
Zebra mussels were discovered on the GLEON buoy during the winter removal this past week. A dozen or so were sent to Dr. Edwin M. Wong, Associate Professor of Molecular Biology, Dept. of Biological & Environmental Sciences, at Western Connecticut State University for study. Brian Woods of FirstLight Power has reported finding them also.
Also, please note that you may see “a couple of guys poking along the shoreline in dry suits and chest waders… fighting the good fight!”, checking for zebra mussels.
We will keep you posted when we learn more.
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