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Lake Reports and Information

Information pertaining to our lake is provided here. All documents are in PDF format.


Transcript of the Question and Answer session with Nick from The Pond and Lake Connection during the November 2020 BOG meeting   Click Here

Dam Emergency Operation Plan & Inspection

State regulations require that we have an Emergency Operation Plan for the dam. 
The State also required periodic inspections of the dam.

Dam Emergency Operation Plan

Dam Inspection Report

2018 Connecticut Agricultural Experimental Station Survey of Hidden Lake Weeds

CAES Survey


2014 report from Lycott Environmental, our weed removal contractor:

2014 Year End Weed Removal Report

Hidden Lake Ecological Study

The first study was completed in 1995 and a follow-up study was completed in 2006.

2006 Ecological Study


1995 Ecological Study

The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station maintains a website on their Invasive Aquatic Plant Program. You can access their site from the link below. You can also download A Guide to Invasive Aquatic Plants of Connecticut on the second link.

Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station Invasive Aquatic Plant Program


A Guide to Invasive Aquatic Plants of Connecticut

A Homeowner's Guide to Septic Systems

This guide is produced by the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

A Homeowner's Guide to Septic Systems

The Lake Committee is working on a long-term plan for the health of the lake.
Here are additional documents provided by the committee.

DEEP Nuisance Aquatic Vetetation Management (highlighted)

2005 Connectictu Agricultural Experiment Station Plant Survey for Hidden Lake

A Management Plan for Bass in Connecticut Waters and Recommendations for Other Warmwater Species

Lake Committee Report Summaries from Past Minutes

Caring for Our Lakes (highlighted)

Lake Draw-down Recommendation Letter

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