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  • 2020-10-06

    Lake Zoar Authority  P.O. Box 931 Southbury, CT 06488 Email: lakezoar@gmail.com Member Towns Monroe-Newtown-Oxford-Southbury – The regular meeting of the Lake Zoar Authority was held Tuesday, October 6, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. at the Monroe Town Hall, 7 Fan Hill Rd., Monroe, CT 06468. – Commissioners Present:......

  • ONLINE FALL 2020 WCSU
    LAKE SYMPOSIUM,
    MONDAY SEPTEMBER 28, 7PM

    LEARNING OPPORTUNITY OPEN TO ALL THOSE INTERESTED IN LAKE MANAGEMENT – ***If you’ve been concerned about the green water in Lake Zoar and the information the LZA receives from the scientific community and regulators regarding cyanobacteria and invasive weed control, this opportunity is for you.***......

  • 2020-09-08

    Lake Zoar Authority  P.O. Box 931 Southbury, CT 06488 Email: lakezoar@gmail.com Member Towns Monroe-Newtown-Oxford-Southbury     The regular meeting of the Lake Zoar Authority was held Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. at the Southbury Town Hall, 501 Main Street, Southbury, CT 06488.   Commissioners......

  • Fall 2020 Drawdown Schedule Released

    NOTICE: FirstLight, the owner and operator of the Stevenson Dam hydroelectric power station will perform the fall drawdown of Lake Zoar for 11 days beginning on October 23, 2020. Water levels will return to a normal elevation of 103ft on November 2nd, 2020....

  • “CT lakes take a break
    from toxic blue-green algae”

    by Katrina Koerting Sep. 7, 2020 Professor Ed Wong, Western Connecticut State University, looks at a water sample from Lake Zoar at Jackson Cove Park, in Oxford, Conn, on Wednesday morning, September 2, 2020. Wong is monitoring cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) in the lake. Photo: H......

  • FINAL 2020
    Microcystin toxin report
    for September 2, 2020

      “From: Ghada Hafez<hafezg@wcsu.edu> Date: Fri, Sep 4, 2020 at 10:02 AM Subject: Final microcystin toxin report for Sep 02, 2020 To: lakezoar@gmail.com <lakezoar@gmail.com   Here are the final week’s assay results for Microcystin levels at tested public beach sites. Samples were collected Sept  02, 2020, below or away......

  • September LZA Meeting to be in Person

    The LZA will hold the next official meeting, indoors, at the Southbury Town Hall, on September 8, 2020 at 7PM. The LZA will adhere to CT State Sector Rules for indoor events. If you attend, please wear a face covering and maintain 6 feet of......

  • Microcystin toxin report
    for August 26, 2020

      “Here are this week’s assay results for Microcystin levels at tested public beach sites. Samples were collected August 26, 2020, below or away from any floating bloom material. Results meet the assay kit’s QC criteria.   The U.S. EPA and CT DPH currently advise a Microcystin threshold of......

  • Microcystin toxin report
    for August 19, 2020

      “Here are this week’s assay results for Microcystin levels at tested public beach sites. Samples were collected August 19, 2020, below or away from any floating bloom material. Results meet the assay kit’s QC criteria. – The U.S. EPA and CT DPH currently advise a Microcystin......

  • TOWN HALL POSTING:
    NOTIFICATION OF AQUATIC TREATMENT
    RE-SCHEDULING

    LAKE ZOAR – MONROE, NEWTOWN, OXFORD, SOUTHBURY TOWN HALL POSTING In accordance with CT DEEP, Pesticide Division notification requirements, selected areas of Lake Zoar will be chemically treated with Reward (Diquat) herbicide targeting control the aquatic nuisance plants Eurasian watermilfoil and curlyleaf pondweed.  The treatment......