Rogers Lake Aquatic Weed Treatment Scheduled

June 27th, 2016

___________________________________________________________________ Notification of Aquatic Treatment

Rogers Lake – Old Lyme & Lyme

 

 

 

 

In accordance with the Connecticut DEEP, Pesticide Division notification requirements, Rogers Lake in Old Lyme & Lyme will be chemically treated on Tuesday, July 5th with the USEPA/CT DEEP registered aquatic herbicide Clipper (flumioxazin) to control the non-native aquatic plants fanwort and variable watermilfoil.  The lake will be closed to all uses, including swimming, boating, fishing, livestock watering, and domestic purposes on the day of treatment as an extra precaution.  Additionally, use of the lake water for irrigation purposes will be restricted for a period of 5 days or until July 11th, following treatment.

 

The work is being performed under contract to the Towns of Old Lyme & Lyme, CT pursuant to a permit issued by the CT DEEP (Permit # AQUA-2016-352). Information regarding this treatment may be obtained from the state licensed firm SOLitude Lake Management. Contact: Keith Gazaille, Regional Director (508) 865-1000

Funding provided by the Aquatic Invasive Species Management Grant and Prevention and Education Program administered by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.