The Final Report for the 2021 Lake Maintenance Program

The Final Report for the 2021 Lake Maintenance Program

In the 2021 season, CLA crews were actively in the water for 21 weeks and removed just under 7,000 tons of aquatic vegetation this summer. There were also three large debris clean-ups during those 21 weeks and 79 largetruckloads of woody debris was removed from Chautauqua Lake. The heat map above shows activity of all CLA crews. The greater the intensity, the more time CLA spent in that area. The line maps below show areas visited by CLA crews for harvesting and shoreline work throughout the 2021 season. 2021 SHORELINE MAP2021 HARVESTING MAP READ FULL REPORT
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2021 Summer Lake Cleanup Totals

2021 Summer Lake Cleanup Totals

Chautauqua Lake Association Reports on Lake Maintenance Achievements and Challenges for the Summer 2021 Season Lakewood, NY —The Chautauqua Lake Association has removed an estimated 12.14 million pounds of vegetation and debris from Chautauqua Lake in 2021. Of that total, 2.34 million pounds was contributed by Town of Chautauqua’s mobi-trac skimmers.   Harvesting and shore cleanup will continue at a limited capacity through September as the fleet makes the return trip to the association’s Lakewood facility.  This year, the CLA’s lake cleanup initiative kicked off in May with debris cleanup followed by an early June Curly leaf pondweed harvesting operation.…
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Work Plan: July 19 – 23

Work Plan: July 19 – 23

Regular Season Week #6 Work Plan Due to the severe storms and extreme flooding, we will stop our regular routes to do emergency debris clean-up on Monday and possibly Tuesday. Once the waters are again safe from hazardous floating debris, we will pick up our routes where we left off last week. The north lake harvesters will complete their route along the east shore to the Lutheran Camp. Then from Mayville Park to Prendergast Point. Shore crew will continue along the east shore from Sea Lion Drive to the Lutheran Camp. Last week we did not have active harvesting in…
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