Emergency Contacts
  • Lake Emergencies: 911
  • Report Boating Accidents: CT DEP 860-434-8638
  • Call for FirstLight Power’s water level recording 888-417-4837 Menu Item 2, then 2
  • Lake Emergencies: 911
  • Report Boating Accidents: CT DEP 860-434-8638
  • Call for FirstLight Power’s water level recording 888-417-4837 Menu Item 2, then 2

Help Preserve
Lake Lillinonah

Friends of the Lake is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and to improving majestic Lake Lillinonah so that it can be enjoyed for generations to come.

about us

Friends of the Lake is a non-profit organization founded in 2003 to improve Lake Lillinonah for the recreational enjoyment for those who use it, to improve its water quality to the standards set forth in the Clean Water Act, and for the long-term environmental protection of this beautiful section of the Housatonic River and its watershed.

19

19

years of operation

293

293

active members

Thursday August 11th 2022

Lake Lillinonah Health Update & Members Cocktail Party

Back for its 19th year, this is the event of the season that all members look forward to! The executive committee and surrounding partners prepare informative updates for the membership to highlight the progress and continued efforts of this and other organizations to help the lake.

Saturday July 30th 2022 at 4pm

Members Summer BBQ

Join us for our first ever members summer BBQ! This will replace the Dine-Around this year in an attempt to get everyone together in one location to socialize with the members!

Tuesday May 10th 2022

2022 SAVE THE LAKE DAY!

Please join us for Save the Lake Day on Saturday, June 4, from 8:30AM until 12:30PM at the State Boat Launch on route 133 in Bridgewater, CT

Week of September 15th

Debris Survey

We plan to retain the services of Connwood Foresters again this year to measure and compile the annual debris survey. We will need several volunteers to help the effort. It’s this consistent documentation that allows us to have a history of surveys that shows the amount of debris in our lake and helps us lobby for additional support to help reduce it in the future.

LIVE LAKE DATA

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The Friends of the Lake buoy and weather station provide live updates on the health of Lake Lillinonah every 15 minutes.

EXTREME CAUTION

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Safe for all users
Caution
Unsafe for boating

News & Announcements

Stay current with the latest news and happenings around the lake.

2021 Fall Drawdown

Friends of the lake is a non-profit organization founded in 2003 to improve Lake Lillinonah for the recreational enjoyment for those who use it, to improve its water quality to the standards set

Heartbreaking News

With heavy hearts and tears in our eyes we inform you of the passing of Jeff Tinley. A great friend, Friends of the Lake board member and tremendous human being, “JT” was a man of exceptional character and intellect.

Low Water Alert

This message about changing water levels on Lake Lillinonah is brought to you by Lake Lillinonah Authority, Friends of the Lake, and FirstLight Power. Due to forecasted high river flows, we are lowering Lake Lillinonah starting at 8pm, Friday July 16th.

HOW CAN YOU
SUPPORT US?

Help us preserve and protect Lake Lillinonah for generations to come. Every member adds a voice to our cause of protecting this great natural resource.

EMERGENCY CONTACTS

Lake Emergencies

911

Report Boating Accidents

CT DEP 860-434-8638

Call for FirstLight Power’s Water Level Recording

888-417-4837 Menu Item 2, then 2

Annual Newsletters