Work Reports 2021

Post Season Work Summary: September 17

Post season work is a combination of shallow harvesting, skimming, and clearing the shoreline with the assistance of the Mobi tracks. This week crews completed the east shore from Hartfield through Dewittville Bay to the Lutheran Camp. They then crossed and began working in Whitney Bay along the west shore.

Beginning Monday all equipment will be moved to our Long Point location working south though the mid-lake territory.

In addition, our special debris crew finished picking up large logs and trees that were unmanageable during regular season. The hydro-mate assisted with this. That crew completed the entire east shore from Bemus Creek to Fluvanna.

ACTIVITY THIS WEEK

  • Post Season crews removed 23 large truckloads = 460,000#
  • Debris crew removed 12 truckloads = 240,000#
  • Plus 3 truckloads hauled by the Town of Ellery

ACTIVITY TO DATE

Total of 653 large truckloads = 13,060,000#

Plus 25 truckloads of debris (post season)

Special thanks to our post season workers, Town of Chautauqua and their mobi crew, Taylor from Alliance for your operating time this week, Town of Ellery for your truck support!


Post Season Work Summary: September 10

Post season work is a combination of shallow harvesting, skimming, and clearing the shoreline with the assistance of the Mobi tracks. This week crews completed Burtis Bay to the CLA shop. They also worked in Mayville from the park to Big Inlet in Hartfield Bay. In addition, we had a special debris crew picking up large logs and trees that were unmanageable during regular season. The hydro-mate was launched to assist with this. That crew completed the entire west shore and the upper east shore stopping at Bemus Creek.

Burtis Bay – Before
Burtis Bay – After



Next week crews will continue along the east shore from Hartfield Bay to Camp Onyahsa then cross to the west shore working south. The debris crew will complete Bemus Creek and move south along the east shore.


ACTIVITY THIS WEEK

Post Season crews removed 23 large truckloads = 460,000#
Debris crew removed 6 truckloads
Plus 4 truckloads hauled by the Town of Ellery

ACTIVITY TO DATE

Total of 630 large truckloads = 12,600,000#

Special thanks to our post season workers, Town of Chautauqua and their mobi crew, Taylor from Alliance for your operating time this week, Town of Ellery for your truck support!


Work Summary: August 30 – September 3

This week the Mayville crew completed the west shore from Webb’s to the Bell Tower in Chautauqua, then crossed to Dewittville Bay.

The Long Point harvesters completed the west shore from WeWanChu to the Bell Tower in Chautauqua. Then crossed and worked along the east shore from the Lutheran Camp to Maple Springs. Then along Lakeside from the Lawson Center to the Casino then through the narrows on the Stow side. The shore crew also completed the west shore from Cheney’s Pont to Prendergast Point. Then along Lakeside from the Lawson Center to the Casino.

The Lakewood crew worked in Burtis Bay all week.

The Mobi north crew continued along the west shore from Victoria to Chautauqua Suites in Mayville.

The Mobi south crew completed the east shore to Old Fluvanna then crossed and worked from the Celoron Marinas to Burtis Bay.

ACTIVITY THIS WEEK

  • Mayville Crew removed 12 large truckloads = 240,000#
  • Long Point Crew removed 5 large truckloads = 100,000#
  • Lakewood Crew removed 14 large truckloads = 280,000#
  • Mobi-Trac South assisted in removing 18 harvester loads = 180,000#
  • Mobi-Trac North assisted in removing 11 harvester loads = 110,000#

ACTIVITY TO DATE

  • Mayville Crew has removed 145 large truckloads = 2,900,000#
  • Long Point Crew has removed 260 large truckloads = 5,200,000#
  • Lakewood Crew has removed 202 large truckloads = 4,040,000#
  • Mobi-Trac South assisted in removing 133 harvester loads = 1,330,000#
  • Mobi-Trac North assisted in removing 101 harvester loads = 1,010,000#

**mobi track loads are recorded with the crew they are working with.

Total of 607 large truckloads = 12,140,000#


Work Summary: August 23 – 27

This week the Mayville crew  completed their route around the east shore to Camp Onyahsa. Then worked from Chautauqua Marina to the Watermark.

The Long Point harvesters worked from Whitney Bay to We Wan Chu along the west shore then from Long Point north to Whiteside Parkway in Maple Springs. The shore crew completed the east shore to the Cheney Farm then worked along the west shore from Ashville Bay to the Stow Ferry.

The Lakewood crew completed the east shore along Old Fluvanna then moved to the west shore working from Celoron Park into Burtis Bay. The mobi south crew continued along the east shore from Colburn Drive to Bell Ave. The mobi north crew Completed the east shore to the Casino in Bemus then crossed to the Stow ferry heading north along the west shore to Victoria Road.

ACTIVITY THIS WEEK:

  • Mayville Crew removed 11 large truckloads = 220,000#
  • Long Point Crew removed 14 large truckloads = 280,000#
  • Lakewood Crew removed 20 large truckloads = 400,000#
  • Mobi-Trac South assisted in removing 19 harvester loads = 190,000#
  • Mobi-Trac North assisted in removing 13 harvester loads = 130,000#

ACTIVITY TO DATE:

  • Mayville Crew has removed 133 large truckloads = 2,660,000#
  • Long Point Crew has removed 255 large truckloads = 5,100,000#
  • Lakewood Crew has removed 188 large truckloads = 3,760,000#
  • Mobi-Trac South assisted in removing 115 harvester loads = 1,150,000#
  • Mobi-Trac North assisted in removing 90 harvester loads = 900,000#

**mobi track loads are recorded with the crew they are working with.

Total of 576 large truckloads = 11,520,000#


Work Summary: August 16 – 20

This week the Mayville Harvesters made their way from Webb’s to Chautauqua Institution. Then from the park to North Drive. The shore crew focused on the area between the park and Watermark, then made their way to Hartfield Bay.

The Long Point harvester worked in Whitney Bay heading north to Manor Drive. The shore crew worked the east shores from the bridge to Colburn Drive.

The Lakewood harvesters made their way from Front Street in Lakewood to Smith Boys. The shore crew continued south along Old Fluvanna to Bittersweet Drive.

The Mobi south crew made their way from the Casino in Bemus to Colburn Drive. The Mobi north crew continued along the east shore from Maple Springs to the Lawson Center.

Despite the challenges with weather this week the crews are moving right along.

ACTIVITY THIS WEEK

  • Mayville Crew removed 12 large truckloads = 240,000#
  • Long Point Crew removed 16 large truckloads = 320,000#
  • Lakewood Crew removed 12 large truckloads = 240,000#
  • Mobi-Trac South assisted in removing 11 harvester loads = 110,000#
  • Mobi-Trac North assisted in removing 11 harvester loads = 110,000#

ACTIVITY TO DATE

  • Mayville Crew has removed 122 large truckloads = 2,440,000#
  • Long Point Crew has removed 241 large truckloads = 4,820,000#
  • Lakewood Crew has removed 168 large truckloads = 3,360,000#
  • Mobi-Trac South assisted in removing 96 harvester loads = 960,000#
  • Mobi-Trac North assisted in removing 77 harvester loads = 770,000#

**mobi track loads are recorded with the crew they are working with.

Total of 531 large truckloads = 10,620,000#


Work Summary: August 9 – 13

This week Lakewood shore crew continued south along Old Fluvanna. The harvesters worked their way through Burtis bay to the CLA Shop.

Long Point harvesters worked through Whitney Bay. Then due to some manpower issues the harvester joined the shore crew which worked from South Frontage to the Bridge along the east shore.

The Mayville crew worked from the Mayville Park to Chautauqua Inst. Then from the park to Bird & Tree just above the Watermark.

The mobi south crew completed the west shore from Ashville bay to the Stow Ferry. Then crossed to the east shore and began heading south from the Casino to the Bemus Launch. The mobi north crew continued along the east shore from Hartfield Bay to the Vikings.

ACTIVITY THIS WEEK

  • Mayville Crew removed 16 large truckloads = 320,000#
  • Long Point Crew removed 14 large truckloads = 280,000#
  • Lakewood Crew removed 13 large truckloads = 260,000#
  • Mobi-Trac South assisted in removing 10 harvester loads = 100,000#
  • Mobi-Trac North assisted in removing 10 harvester loads = 100,000#

ACTIVITY TO DATE

  • Mayville Crew has removed 110 large truckloads = 2,200,000#
  • Long Point Crew has removed 225 large truckloads = 4,500,000#
  • Lakewood Crew has removed 156 large truckloads = 3,120x,000#
  • Mobi-Trac South assisted in removing 85 harvester loads = 850,000#
  • Mobi-Trac North assisted in removing 66 harvester loads = 660,000#

**mobi track loads are recorded with the crew they are working with.


Work Summary: August 2 – 6

This week has been a bit of a challenge between equipment repairs and employee attendance however we made it through!

The Mayville crew completed the east shore to Dewittville Bay then the west shore to the Boys and Girls Club in Chautauqua Inst.  

The Long Point harvesters began their week in Whitney Bay. Then due to an equipment problem worked the narrows from the Bridge to Ferry on both the Stow and Bemus side. The shore crew has been working along the east shore from the Lutheran Camp to South Frontage on Lakeside Drive.

The Lakewood harvesters Completed the east shore to Denslow on Old Fluvanna then crossed to the Celoron marinas working north into Burtis Bay. The shore crew has continued south along the east shore to Lake Street on Old Fluvanna. The Mobi South crew has made their way north along the west shore from the Y camp to Ashville Bay marina. The Mobi North crew has made their way from Chautauqua Marina to Lake Avenue in Hartfield Bay.

ACTIVITY THIS WEEK

  • Mayville Crew removed 25 large truckloads = 500,000#
  • Long Point Crew removed 11 large truckloads = 220,000#
  • Lakewood Crew removed 20 large truckloads = 400,000#
  • Mobi-Trac South assisted in removing 9.5 harvester loads = 95,000#
  • Mobi-Trac North assisted in removing 17 harvester loads = 170,000#

ACTIVITY TO DATE

  • Mayville Crew has removed 94 large truckloads = 1,880,000#
  • Long Point Crew has removed 211 large truckloads = 4,220,000#
  • Lakewood Crew has removed 143 large truckloads = 2,860,000#
  • Mobi-Trac South assisted in removing 75 harvester loads = 750,000#
  • Mobi-Trac North assisted in removing 56 harvester loads = 560,000#

**mobi track loads are recorded with the crew they are working with.

Total of 448 large truckloads = 8,960,000#


Work Summary: July 26 -30, 2021

This week the crews have made great progress despite the rain out yesterday. Lakewood harvesters have completed their route along the west shore to Ashville Bay. They then crossed to the east and began heading south from the Cheney Farm to Sunnyside. The shore crew is still collecting debris as they work south along the east shore from Bellview Point to Greenhurst.

The Mayville crew has focused their efforts on the east shore from Galloway Road to Wooglin.

The Long Point harvesters are working north along the west shore from the bridge to Whitney Bay. The shore crew has completed the west shore from Ashville Bay to the bell tower in Chautauqua Inst.

The mobi north crew has been working north along the west shore from the Ferry back to Chautauqua Marina in Mayville. The mobi south crew has completed Burtis Bay and is making their way north along the west shores of Lakewood.

ACTIVITY THIS WEEK

  • Mayville Crew removed 11 large truckloads = 220,000#
  • Long Point Crew removed 21 large truckloads = 420,000#
  • Lakewood Crew removed 15 large truckloads = 300,000#
  • Mobi-Trac South assisted in removing 16 harvester loads = 160,000#
  • Mobi-Trac North assisted in removing 11 harvester loads = 110,000#

TO DATE

  • Mayville Crew has removed 69 large truckloads = 1,380,000#
  • Long Point Crew has removed 200 large truckloads = 4,000,000#
  • Lakewood Crew has removed 123 large truckloads = 2,460,000#
  • Mobi-Trac South assisted in removing 65.5 harvester loads = 655,000#
  • Mobi-Trac North assisted in removing 39 harvester loads = 390,000#

**mobi track loads are recorded with the crew they are working with.

Total of 392 large truckloads = 7,840,000#


Work Summary: July 19 -23, 2021

The entire lake has been surveyed by our crews. We are aware there are still some areas with large trees. Many of these were too large for our crews to handle. We have tried to remove all of the floating dangers we have come across and will continue to look for others.

Please be cautious when using the lake. Many of the logs and trees look as though they are small but are much larger than expected below the surface. Also please be considerate of your wake while many docks are still under water and at risk of floating away.

In addition to debris clean up this week, our Lakewood harvesters worked in the Burtis Bay area heading north along the shores of Lakewood into Sherman’s Bay. Long Point harvesters made their way along the west shore from Cheney’s Point to Upper Stow. The shore crew completed the east shore from Lakeside Drive to the Cheney Farm. The Mayville crew continued south from Bird & Tree into Hartfield Bay stopping at Galloway Road. The Mobi North crew worked several days on debris clean up along the narrows of the east shore from the Casino to the Bridge then crossed and is working north along the west shore from the Ferry into Upper Stow. The Mobi South crew completed the east shore from Greenhurst to Denslow Road then crossed to the Celoron marinas working north along the west shore into Burtis Bay.

ACTIVITY THIS WEEK

  • Mayville Crew removed :
    • 1 large truckload of debris = 20,000#
    • 8 large truckloads = 160,000#
  • Long Point Crew removed:
    • 14.5 large truckloads of debris = 290,000#
    • 7 large truckloads = 140,000#
    • Plus had an additional 9 loads of debris hauled away by the Village of Bemus = 54,000#
  • Lakewood Crew removed:
    • 12 large truckloads of debris = 240,000#
    • 9 large truckloads = 180,000#
  • Mobi-Trac South assisted in removing 20 harvester loads = 200,000#
  • Mobi-Trac North assisted with the Long Point crew’s debris removal totals plus removed 5 harvester loads of weeds = 50,000#

TO DATE:

  • Mayville Crew has removed 58 large truckloads = 1,160,000#
  • Long Point Crew has removed 179 large truckloads = 3,580,000#
  • Lakewood Crew has removed 108 large truckloads = 2,160,000#
  • Mobi-Trac South assisted in removing 49.5 harvester loads = 495,000#
  • Mobi-Trac North assisted in removing 28 harvester loads = 280,000#

**mobi track loads are recorded with the crew they are working with.

Total of 345 large truckloads = 6,900,000#


Work Summary: July 12 -16, 2021

ACTIVITY THIS WEEK:

  • Mayville Crew removed 18 large truckloads = 360,000#
  • Long Point Crew removed 14 large truckloads = 280,000#
  • Lakewood Crew removed 12 large truckloads = 240,000#
  • Mobi-Trac North assisted in removing 13 harvester loads = 130,000#
  • Mobi-Trac South assisted in removing 21 harvester loads = 210,000#

TO DATE:

  • Mayville Crew has removed 50 large truckloads = 1,000,000#
  • Long Point Crew has removed 172 large truckloads = 3,440,000#
  • Lakewood Crew has removed 99 large truckloads = 1,980,000#
  • Mobi-Trac North assisted in removing 23 harvester loads = 230,000#
  • Mobi-Trac South assisted in removing 29.5 harvester loads = 295,000#

Mobi-trac total of 52.5 harvester loads = 525,000#

**mobi track loads are recorded with the crew they are working with.

Total of 321 large truckloads = 6,420,000#


Work Summary: July 6 – 9, 2021

Happy Friday! This was a short week due to the holiday. It marked the first week of the mobi-trac program and our fourth week of regular season activities. Aside from the crazy weather, we had a great week. The Mayville crew continued their way through Hartfield Bay with the mobi tracs right behind them. Harvesters worked from the park to Lake Ave. Shore crew worked from Galloway Road to Wooglin. The mobis made it from the park to Dearing Road.

The Long Point harvesters completed the east shore from Long Point to the Lutheran Camp. Then began south from Long Point to the bridge. Shore crews finished Bemus from the Casino to the bridge and then made their way from Tom’s Point to Whitney Bay.  The mobi crew started at the Bemus launch and made their way just past Shore Acres marina.

The Lakewood harvesters completed Old Fluvanna then crossed to the west shore and worked from the Celoron marinas to the hotel. On Thursday due to the weather the full crew worked from the CLA to the Ball fields in Burtis Bay.

ACTIVITY THIS WEEK:

  • Mayville Crew removed 15 large truckloads = 300,000#
  • Long Point Crew removed 10 large truckloads = 200,000#
  • Lakewood Crew removed 11 large truckloads = 220,000#
  • Mobi-Trac South assisted in removing 8 harvester loads = 80,000#
  • Mobi-Trac North assisted in removing 10.5 harvester loads = 105,000#

TO DATE:

  • Mayville Crew has removed 32 large truckloads = 640,000#
  • Long Point Crew has removed 158 large truckloads = 3,160,000#
  • Lakewood Crew has removed 87 large truckloads = 1,740,000#
  • Mobi-Trac South assisted in removing 8 harvester loads = 80,000#
  • Mobi-Trac North assisted in removing 10.5 harvester loads = 105,000#

**mobi track loads are recorded with the crew they are working with.

Total of 277 large truckloads = 5,540,000#


Work Summary: June 28 – July 2, 2021

This week, despite the weather, we made great progress along our routes.  Lakewood harvesters completed the entire east shore from Greenhurst to Denslow (Old Fluvanna). Shore crews are making their way through Sherman’s Bay to Lakeside Dr/Vukote. Long Point harvesting crew completed the west shore from Whitney Bay to Prendergast Point. Shore crews made their way along the west shore from Cheney’s Point to Hadley Bay then worked along Lakeside Drive from Long Point to the Casino. Due to the weather harvesters assisted the shore crew on Wednesday and Thursday. Mayville harvesters completed the west shore from Mayville Park to Prendergast Point then went back to Hartfield Bay. Shore crews continued through Hartfield Bay.

Barge crew unloading at Mayville Lakeside Park

ACTIVITY THIS WEEK:

  • Mayville Crew removed 9 large truckloads = 180,000#
  • Long Point Crew removed 17 large truckloads = 340,000#
  • Lakewood Crew removed 18 large truckloads = 360,000#

TO DATE:

  • Mayville Crew has removed 17 large truckloads = 340,000#
  • Long Point Crew has removed 148 large truckloads = 2,960,000#
  • Lakewood Crew has removed 76 large truckloads = 1,520,000#

Total of 241 large truckloads = 4,820,000#


Work Summary: June 21 – 25, 2021

This week we moved the north crew to Mayville. The harvesters worked from the Lutheran Camp to Camp Onyahsa to Dewittville Bay, then to Hartfield Bay to Chautauqua Marina. Shore crews worked along side making their way to Sandlewood.

Long Point harvesters worked along the west shore from Cheney’s Point to Whitney Bay. Shore crews completed the east shore from Shore Acres to the Cheney Farm then along the west shore from Ashville Bay to Longview in Bly Bay.

Lakewood harvesters completed the west shore from Vukote to Goose Creek then worked south along the east shore from the Cheney Farm to Greenhurst Point. Shore crews have continued along the west shore of Lakewood into Sherman’s Bay.

ACTIVITY THIS WEEK:

  • Mayville Crew removed 8 large truckloads = 160,000#
  • Long Point Crew removed 26 large truckloads = 520,000#
  • Lakewood Crew removed 10 large truckloads = 200,000#

TO DATE:

  • Mayville Crew has removed 8 large truckloads = 160,000#
  • Long Point Crew has removed 131 large truckloads = 2,620,000#
  • Lakewood Crew has removed 58 large truckloads = 1,160,000#

Total of 197 large truckloads = 3,940,000#


Work Summary: June 14 – 18, 2021

This week we tackled the Sherman’s Bay area then continued north. Lakewood crew made their way to Lakeside Dr / Vukote. Long Point crew continued from Ashville to Cheney’s Point, then worked today in Hadley Bay. Shore crews from Lakewood made their way along the west shore from CLA to Linwood. Long Point crew completed the Stow area from the bridge to Toms Point then began working along the east shore from the bridge to Shore Acres.

Activity this week:
Long Point Crew removed 22 large truckloads = 440,000#

Lakewood Crew removed 10 large truckloads = 200,000#

To date:
Long Point Crew has removed 105 large truckloads = 2,100,000#

Lakewood Crew has removed 48 large truckloads = 960,000#

Total of 153 large truckloads = 3,060,000#


Work Summary: June 7 – 11, 2021

Activity this week:
Long Point Crew removed 35 large truckloads = 700,000#

Lakewood Crew removed 12 large truckloads = 240,000#

To date:
Long Point Crew has removed 83 large truckloads = 1,660,000#

Lakewood Crew has removed 38 large truckloads = 760,000#

Total of 121 large truckloads = 2,420,000#

This was the final week of the pre-season curly leaf project. Next week crews will begin their regular season routes around the lake including shore crews!!

This week Long Point crew completed the area from the ferry to the bridge then moved to Shore Acres/Arnolds Bay.

This week Lakewood crew continued along the Lakewood shoreline making their way to Sherman’s Bay.


Work Summary: June 1 – 4, 2021

Activity this week:
Long Point Crew removed 31 large truckloads = 620,000#

Lakewood Crew removed 13 large truckloads = 260,000#

To date:
Long Point Crew has removed 48 large truckloads = 960,000#

Lakewood Crew has removed 26 large truckloads = 520,000#

Total of 74 large truckloads = 1,480,000#
Long Point crew continued to work north along the west shore in Stow from the bridge to the ferry and from the ferry to Tom’s Point focusing on navigational lanes from the docks to open water.

Lakewood crew continued working north along the west shores of Lakewood making their way to Bentley Avenue, just below the Lakewood Beach.


Work Summary: May 24 – 28, 2021

Pre-Season Curly Leaf (Week #1)Activity this week:
Long Point Crew removed 17 large truckloads = 340,000#
Lakewood Crew removed 13 large truckloads = 260,000#  

Total of 60 harvester loads = 30 large truckloads = 600,000#

This week was the beginning the 2021 summer season as Pre-Season Curly Leaf crews hit the waters! Monday was a training day for operators. Starting Tuesday, there were 4 harvesters working on the overgrowth of curly leaf, harvesting navigational paths. Two harvesters worked out of the Lakewood shop and two harvesters worked out of Long Point. No harvesting will be done at this time in areas that were treated with herbicide.  Please see the maps attached. The pink areas are treatment zones. We are still waiting for confirmation that those areas were in fact treated. Maps will be updated once confirmation is received. The yellow areas are where we will concentrate our activities this week. 

Long Point crew worked their way north along the west shore from Ashville Bay to Quigley Park. Then focused on the narrows, clearing from Upper Stow to the Bridge. Work will continue in these areas again next week.

Lakewood crew worked from the CLA shop to the Lakewood boat launch. Then from the CLA shop north along the west shore through Lakewood to just above Shadyside. Work will continue along the west shore next week to Ashville Bay.

See our Monday post for next week’s full plan. We will continue our route around the lake focusing on problematic curly leaf areas.

Have a great holiday weekend. Stay safe!


Work Summary: May 17 – 28, 2021

Annual lake wide debris cleanup has been completed with 11 truckloads of debris removed from the shoreline. Crews worked both sides of the lake: in the southern basin to the I-86 bridge and north of the bridge along the eastern shore into Dewittville Bay.

Blue lines denote debris cleanup. Red line is the outlet cleanup.

Shorelines located within conservation areas were left undisturbed in order to protect and allow the aquatic life habitat to naturally evolve.

On May 19 – 20, lake association crew removed trash that had accumulated in the outlet between Chautauqua Lake and McCrea Point. Trash retrieved from the shoreline included: barrels, furniture, construction debris and an array of plastic items.