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This page is new and under development. It will suggest ways that home owners and farmers can protect our lake waters.

Controlling Water Runoff to protect the lake

Water runoff is the most important source of pollution in the lake.

If water runoff is not controlled we can get algae blooms which can poison the water.

Watch this video.

If you spot hazardous waste being released into the lake, for example oil leaks from a damaged boat or septic from a damaged septic tank, you should contact the EPA, the Environmental Protection Agency. Contact information is here.

Here's something farmers can think about:

Check out this great video about no-till farming

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And Check out this great video about riparian buffers

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