Current Water Level   (Updated 03/18/15 11:13 am)

Safe for Recreational use : 184' | What is this?


This is the current water level of Lake Lillinonah. Our safety indicator should be used as a guideline only; higher lake elevations cause more floating debris. Always use caution and watch out for floating debris when navigating Lake Lillinonah.

Safest: below 194'
Debris presence unlikely - safe for recreational use.

Caution: 194' to 195'
Debris possibly present - caution advised.

Use Extreme Caution: above 195'
Debris likely present - dangerous.

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Tools & Resources

FirstLight Power announces fall lake lowering
FirstLight Power has announced that this year's lake lowering will begin November 10, 2014, and last until November 16, 2014. read more...
Posted: October 7, 2014

Rebekah White joins Friends of the Lake Executive Board
Friends of the Lake is proud to announce that Rebekah White of Southbury, CT has joined our executive board. As many of you know, Rebekah has been an active member of Friends of the Lake… read more...
Posted: June 26, 2014

Dine-Around cancelled!
We are sorry to report that the Dine-Around for this summer is cancelled. Our committee tried to secure enough homes and pontoon boats, without success. The committee will try again for next summer. The success… read more...
Posted: June 26, 2014 Lillinonah debris complaints pile up
The spring floods are already carrying driftwood into Lake Lillinonah. And a year's worth of branches and limbs are gathering in the woods that surround the lake. So by summer, the woody debris problem -- the bane of the lake -- may be growing. Read More at: read more...
Posted: April 24, 2014 General Announcements

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Debris Sightings Alert
If you see debris on Lake Lillinonah please email us with location, photos and any other pertinent information so we can contact FLP for immediate removal.

Photo Galleries
View our photo gallery of the debris, the pollution and the beauty of Lake Lillinonah.
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Lake Lillinonah’s Water and Atmosphere
Explore fourteen different automatic scientific measurements of Lake Lillinonah¹s water and atmosphere. See immediate and historical data generated by the Friends of the Lake buoy.

Data, Articles and Documents
Browse our archives for historical water quality data, articles and documents and pictures related to Lake Lillinonah

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Safety Information

Lake Emergencies: 911

Report Boating Accidents:
CT DEP 860-434-8638

Call for FirstLight Power’s water level recording
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Friends of the Lake, Inc.

P.O. Box 403
Bridgewater, CT 06752
Tel: (860) 210-8064
Fax: (860) 210-9894

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