Lake Info

Sewer Installation as of March 18, 2021

Road and Pump installation schedule as of March 18, 2021 You’ll need a pdf reader to view and zoom in for detail LPSS Schedule 3.29.21

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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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What’s the SALDO – Know before you build

In March, 2016 Wyoming County passed the Subdivision And Land Development Ordinance or “SALDO”.   It differs from zoning in that it only governs land use – not building use or various districts such as commercial,  industrial, residential, etc. uses. Its important for you to know before you plan on any new construction or expansion [...]

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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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The EPA’s Guide to Septic Management

A Homeowner’s Guide to Septic Systems  

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How Aerobic Treatments Improve your Septic and Drainfield

Great video on how this simple technology will make your on-lot system work efficiently https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBYCpwA22AU

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Must Read Article on Septic Remediation Techniques

Must read article on maintaining and rehabilitating your existing drainfield: http://www.nesc.wvu.edu/pdf/WW/publications/pipline/PL_WI05.pdf

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Major Dam Repairs and Funds Needed!

While there are many of opinions around the lake on whether the LCWA should do this or that, there is one thing that everybody agrees on and that’s the priority of maintenance of the dam.   Its what makes us a lake, a community and its why we live here. DEP has ordered the association [...]

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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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