Work Reports 2020

Work Summary: July 27 – 31

This week crews continued their routes around Chautauqua Lake. Many areas are seeing us for the third time.

Mayville harvesters and shore crew continued south along the east shore from the YMCA camp to Mission Meadows. They then crossed and worked from the Mayville Park through the marina to Chautauqua Institution along the west shore.

Long Point harvesters completed Ashville Bay then moved to the Stow Ferry working north along the west side to Prendergast Point. Once they reached Prendergast they crossed to the east side working south from the Lutheran Camp to Maple Springs.  Shore crews continued south along the east shore from Lakeside Drive to the Cheney Farm. They then crossed to Ashville Bay working north along the west shore to the Stow Ferry.

Lakewood harvester continued north along the west shore from Celoron to Vukote. Shore crews continued north along the west shore from Goose Creek to Ashville Bay. They then crossed to the east side of the lake working south from the Cheney Farm to Townline Road.

TOTALS TO DATE:

Lakewood –  149 Large Truckloads = 2,980,000 pounds
Long Point –  177.5 Large Truckloads =  3,550,000 pounds
Mayville –  72 Large truckloads = 1,440,000 pounds

Mobi Trac Program –  63.5 Harvester loads = 635,000 pounds

TOTAL: 398.5 Large Truckloads = 7,970,000 pounds!!


Work Summary: July 20 – 24, 2020

Due to the predicted storms we had to revise our work schedule slightly this week. Thankfully the expected weather did not happen and crews remained working however locations were slightly modified to keep crews close to their base locations.

This week we moved a second harvester and a near shore machine to our Mayville location. These crews worked as they headed north from Long Point. Mayville Harvesters worked from Big Inlet through Dewittville. Then in the Mayville Park area. Then back around from the Park to Hartfield Marina. Shore Crews continued working south from Hartfield Bay through Dewittville Bay.

Harvester in Long Point

Long Point harvesters continued along the east shore from Share Acres Marina to the Cheney Farm. Then crossed to Ashville Bay Marina. They then worked west shore from the Ferry in Stow to Longview. Shore Crews worked from where they left off near Cheney’s Point north along west shore to CI Bell Tower. Then then worked north from Warner Bay to the Lutheran Camp. Today they began the route again from Lakeside south into Bemus stopping near Liberty Street.

The Lakewood harvester continued south along Old Fluvanna to Denslow Ave. Then crossed to service the Celoron marinas working north. The Lakewood shore crew Completed the end of Burtis Bay and continued north along the west shore of Lakewood to Sherman’s Bay and ending at the start of Vukote.

Mobi-Trac program worked this week from Mayville Park through Hartfield to Dewittville Bay stoping near the YMCA Camp.

Totals to date: 357.5 large Truckloads = 3575 tons = 7,150,000 POUNDS

MAYVILLE removed 54 large Truckloads = 1,080,000#
LONG POINT removed 165.5 large Truckloads = 3,310,000#
LAKEWOOD removed 138 large Truckloads = 2,760,000#

MOBI-TRACS removed 53 harvester Loads = 530,000 #T


Work Summary: July 13 – 17, 2020

Another great week on Chautauqua Lake! Crews have been hard at work covering many areas this week. Thursday due to the anticipated storm crews were moved from regular activities along their routes to areas closer to their “home” base. The safety of our crew is top priority. Though they continued to work through the rain throughout the day keeping them close was the best option.

Mayville Shore Crew

Mayville Harvesters worked from Hartfield Bay around Sea Lion Drive. They continued around Mayville Park and the Marinas to Irwin Bay and then on to Chautauqua Institution Bell Tower. Harvesters are now heading back around Sea Lion Drive south along the east shore.
Mayville Shore Crews continued south through Big Inlet and Hartfield Bay to Shorelands on the east shore.

Dan, CLA Driver, with a load at Long Point.

Long Point Harvesters continued north from Whitney Bay to Chautauqua Institution Bell Tower. They then crossed to Lake Chautauqua Lutheran Camp and worked south along the east shore through Maple Springs to Lakeside Drive. They continued through Bemus Bay and into Oriental Park and stopped just around the Shore Acres Point just before the marina.
Long Point Shore Crews completed the last of Phillips Mills/Colburn area on the east side of the lake. They then crossed to Ashville Bay marina and headed north along the west shore to Cheney’s Point.

Lakewood Harvesters completed the west shore from Vukote to Ashville Bay marina. They then crossed to Cheney’s Farm and began heading south along the east shore stopping at Old Fluvanna Rd.

Lakewood Harvesters

Mobi-Tracs worked from the Power Boat Club along the west shore all the way to Mayville Park. They then continued along the east shore from Mayville park to the YMCA Camp Onhysa.

TOTAL TO DATE: 303.5 Truckloads = 3035 Tons = 6,070,000 Pounds

Lakewood Crew has removed 129 Truckloads =  1290 Tons = 2,580,000 Pounds

Long Point Crew has removed 145.5 Truckloads = 1455 Tons = 2,910,000 Pounds

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Mayville Crew has removed 29 Truckloads = 290 Tons = 580,000 Pounds

Mobi-Trac Support assisted in 37 harvester loads = 185 Tons = 370,000 Pounds
**mobi track loads are recorded with the crew they are working with.




Work Summary: July 6 – 10, 2020

Lakewood Harvester Crews completed Old Fluvanna then crossed to the marinas in Celoron and back north along the west shore through Lakewood to Vukote. Lakewood Shore Crews work continued along the east shores from White Wall/Driftwood Rd to Greenhurst.

Long Point Harvester Crews continued north along the west shore from Cheney’s Point to Whitney Bay. Long Point Shore Crews completed Lakeside Drive then picked up where they left off at the Shore Acres canal heading south through the marina to Yost Road.

YMCA Camp Onyhasa before harvesting.
YMCA Camp Onyhasa after harvesting completed by CLA.

This week we began working out of Mayville Park with our third crew.
Mayville Harvester Crews worked from the YMCA Camp in Dewittville to Knight Road in Hartfield. Mayville Shore Crews worked from Mayville Park along the east shore Big Inlet.

The CLA and Mobi-Trac program worked with the Mayville crew this week. Those Crews worked from Mayville Park to Chautauqua Institution on the west side of the lake. Then from Mayville Park to Long Point along the east side of the lake.

TO DATE: 259.5 Large Truckloads have been removed from Chautauqua Lake = 5,190,000 Pounds!!!

Long Point Crew has removed 133.5 large truckloads = 2,670,000#
Lakewood Crew has removed 114 large truckloads = 2,280,000#                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Mayville Crew has removed 12 large truckloads = 240,000#

Mobi-Trac Support assisted in removing 14 harvester loads = 140,000 #
**mobi track loads are recorded with the crew they are working with.



Work Summary: June 29 – July 3, 2020

This was a very busy week for CLA’s in-lake maintenance crews as everyone prepares for the July 4th holiday!!

Lakewood Harvester Crews worked south along the east shore starting at Bellview Road harvesting all the way through Greenhurst to Old Fluvanna.
Lakewood Shore Crews worked through Burtis Bay to Celoron Park. They then began following the path of the harvesters along the east shores from Bellview Road to White Wall.

Long Point Harvester Crews completed the east shores near Phillips Mills and Colburn area then headed across the lake to Ashville Bay and continued north along the west shore from Ashville to Cheney’s Point.
Long Point Shore Crews completed Oriental Park area to Shore Acres canal. They then went where they left off on Lakeside Drive and began working north from the cemetary to South Frontage Road.

CLA and MobiTrack working together on Lakeside Drive in Bemus Point.

This week began the CLA and Mobi-Trac Support program. CLA offered a support vessel for more efficiency of this program.
Those crews completed the entire length of Lakeside Drive, through Oriental Park to the Shore Acres canal. They cleared the canal then moved to the west shore servicing the Hadley Bay Area, lower and upper Stow to the Sportsman’s Club. They then worked the backside of Long Point into Warner Bay.

TO DATE: 220.5 Large Truckloads have been removed from Chautauqua Lake = 4,410,000 Pounds!!!


Work Summary: June 22-26, 2020

Lakewood harvesters worked this week along the west shore from the CLA shop north to Goose Creek. Lakewood shore crew also worked on the west shore from Sherman’s Bay to Burtis Bay.

This crew removed 25 large truckloads = 500,000 pounds

Barge crews returning from Burtis Bay.  Three skimmer loads of curly leaf pondweed were also removed.

Long Point harvesters worked from the Casino north along Lakeside Drive. Then south from the Casino to Phillips Mills/Colburn area.
Due to the winds on Wednesday, they also harvested one afternoon in Hadley Bay heading south.

Long Point shore crew worked from Cheney’s Point north to the Stow Ferry, the Casino north to the “y” on Lakeside near the cemetery, then from the Casino south to the Villa.

This crew removed 14 large truckloads = 280,000 pounds

This week CLA removed 39 truckloads = 780,000 pounds!

TO DATE – Lakewood crews have removed 84 Truckloads
TO DATE – Long Point crews have removed 99 Truckloads
TO DATE TOTAL – 183 Truckloads = 3,660,000 pounds


Work Summary: June 15-19, 2020

Lakewood harvesters completed the area from Greenhurst to Fluvanna then moved to the marina’s in Celoron. On Friday they completed the marina area and began traveling north up the west side of the lake harvesting along the way. Lakewood shore crew finished the lower east side and traveled to Ashville Bay where they began traveling south towards Lakewood.

Lakewood crews removed 31 Large Truckloads this week!

Long Point harvesters worked all week in the Stow area. On Friday they began working just below the bridge on the west side of the lake in the Hadley Bay area. Shore crews completed work on the east side of the lake Monday and traveled to Ashville Bay where they began traveling north towards Stow.

Long Point crews removed 51 Large Truckloads this week!

Weekly Total: 82 Large Truckloads = 1,640,000 pounds

Total to date: 144 Large Truckloads = 2,880,000 pounds
Almost 3 millions pounds removed by CLA in the first 2 weeks!!!!


Work Summary: June 8-12, 2020

34 large truckloads were removed by Long Point Crew from the Shore Acres area. Harvesters cut around docks and created navigational lanes through overgrowth in that area. Shore crews cleared near shore areas from Shore Acres south towards Colburn along the east side of lake.

38 large truckloads were removed by Lakewood Crew. Crews first harvested in Burtis Bay and the new hotel then moved to Greenhurst and worked south towards Fluvanna along east side of the lake. Shore crews worked in those same locations.

Celoron – Before Harvesting
Harvesters at work

Weekly Total: 62 Truckloads = 620 Tons = 1,240,000 pounds


Work Summary: June 1-5, 2020

This past week CLA shore crews have cleared woody debris from Chautauqua Lake. Our harvester operators began cutting the curly leaf in the southern basin. This week was used to launch equipment and train new operators as they tackled over-growth.

Debris Clean-Up
Operator Training