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Lake Zoar Authority

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2020 Aquatic Plant Survey Results

"Survey Dates: The pre-treatment survey of Lake Zoar was conducted on June 18th. A second survey was conducted on July 27th, after the first herbicide treatment and prior to the second. The final survey was conducted on October 1st, following the second herbicide treatment.  2020 Lake-Wide...

Personal Watercraft Thefts

Recently several thefts of personal water crafts have been reported on Lake Zoar. Please read the attached article for some important tips on how to prevent yours from being stolen. Anyone who has ever had a personal watercraft stolen knows there is nothing quite like that initial...


Lake Zoar Authority P.O. Box 931 Southbury, CT 06488 Email: [email protected]     Member Towns   Monroe-Newtown-Oxford-Southbury     The regular meeting of the Lake Zoar Authority was held Monday, July 6, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. online via Zoom:     Commissioners Present: Gary Fillion, Chariman Lesley Pires, Secretary Frank Cavallo John Downs Herbert Garber Bill May Mark Saksa Dick Speer Jeff Thomas   Absent: Ed Kusinski, Vice Chairman Bob Mouchantat,...

Second Herbicide Treatment
to Wednesday, 8-26-20

UPDATE: The August 2020 herbicide treatment has been rescheduled to Wednesday, August 26, 2020, weather permitting.   NOTIFICATION OF AQUATIC TREATMENT SCHEDULING LAKE ZOAR MONROE, NEWTOWN, OXFORD, SOUTHBURY In accordance with CT DEEP, Pesticide Division notification requirements, selected areas of Lake Zoar will be chemically treated with Reward (Diquat)...

Microcystin toxin report
for July 1, 2020

Here are this week’s assay results for Microcystin levels at tested public beach sites. Samples were collected July 1, 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...

July Meeting Now Online

Please be advised that the Lake Zoar Authority meeting scheduled for Monday, July 6, 2020, at 7:00pm, at the Newtown Community Center, 8 Simpson St, Newtown, CT 06470 will now be broadcast live on Zoom due to COVID-19 public safety concerns. - You can watch the meeting or...


  The Connecticut Department of Transportation began construction activities for the rehabilitation of the Rochambeau Bridge, in Newtown and Southbury on Monday, June 15, 2020. The project was awarded to Middlesex Corporation on May 13, 2020, and is scheduled to be completed by December 23, 2023. The...