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Otter Lake is Experiencing a Taste and Odor Event

April 16, 2021

As many of our customers have noticed this week, we are experiencing a taste and odor event at Otter Lake. Let me begin with assuring you the water is completely safe to drink. Taste and odor in surface water are often the result of a blue-green algae event in the lake. The Commission has a multipronged approach in dealing with algal blooms in Otter Lake, but there is no instant, all-encompassing solution to completely resolve this issue.

Blue-green algae prefer water bodies that are slow moving, with nutrients and a good light source. Our watershed plan is a detailed look at each piece of property within the watershed. We use this plan to help identify best management practices for...

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Water - It's There When You Need It!

Water - It's There When You Need It!

May 01, 2021

There When You Need It : What Water Does For You! 

Cheers and Raise Your Water Glass! Yes, it is time to turn on that tap and fill up that water jug as we celebrate Drinking Water Week 2021

Every year, during the first week of May, Water professionals across North America celebrate Water and all it provides to our communities and lives. This year’s theme is There When You Need It.

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