Rogers Lake Notice of Aquatic Treatment

June 1st, 2017

___________________________________________________________________ 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 Thursday, June 8th with the USEPA/CT DEEP registered aquatic herbicide Clipper (flumioxazin) to control the non-native aquatic plants fanwort and variable watermilfoil.  The designated treatment areas will be closed to swimming on the day of treatment as an extra precaution.  Warning posters depicting the treatment areas and the associated water use restrictions will be posted at points of access around the lake.  Additionally, use of the lake water for irrigation purposes will be restricted for a period of 5 days or until June 14th, 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

2017 RL Weed Treatment Area