Water Quality Issues

Eurasian Milfoil Infestation in our Lake

Due to the relatively warm winter, our lake has a greater abundance of aquatic weeds and lily pads. If nothing is done, these weeds will continue to spread, choking out the lower lake and presenting boating problems for the large lake.  Floating weeds drop seeds and plant new weeds. The culprit is Eurasian Watermilfoil… What [...]

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The importance of controlling development to preserve water quality

This letter was hand delivered to the Joint Township Planning Committee in 2005. Click on the image to make it readable

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Test Your Well for Gas Drilling Contamination or Bacteria

If you are concerned for your drinking water with all the Gas Drilling operations in your area you should have your well tested beforehand to get a snapshot of the chemical spectrum. Once Drilling begins you can then have it tested again if you suspect there is contamination. We know of 2 certified well testers [...]

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Water Clarity Readings on Demand

Ed Hetzel announced the results of the Secchi Disk tests of July 4, 2013.  The big lake had a visibility depth of 2.5 meters.  The Flow Pond was at 0.9 meters.  Both were better than previous years. If you want to see how Lake Carey compares nationwide, results can be checked on www.secchidipin.org. Click “View [...]

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August 2012 Lake Clarity

Confirming casual observations in the summer of 2012 on how clear the lake was (the big lake, that is), Ed Hetzel provided the results of his annual August secchi disk readings.  As you can see, 2012 was a tremendous improvement with visibility of 3 meters (over 9 ft).   No guarantees for 2013, of course, [...]

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Princeton Hydro 2010

In 2010 John Miller from Princeton Hydro spoke to the association regarding the importance of a properly designed Act 537 plan – Part 1 -  - Part 2 -  - Part 3 -  - Part 4 -  – Part 5 -     

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How a Septic Management Plan can Work for Lake Carey

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Current DEP Grants

Click here to see Current DEP Grants

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The Problem of Geese

Click here to learn about non-migratory Canada Geese and water quality

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The Problem of Milfoil

Click here for authoritative article on Eurasion Milfoil, an invasive alien plant

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