Watchic Lake Association

News and Events

New Buoy and Water Quality Data Loggers

You may have noticed a small red buoy on the south end of the lake, about mid-way between Watchic Road 5 and East Eleanor Ave. This happens to be the deepest part of the lake (~40 feet or 12.5 m), and an important area for us to monitor. The data gathered from the system connecte ...

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Updated WLA Website – Now Mobile Friendly

Over 60% of web browsing is done from a smartphone or a tablet (e.g. iPad). To provide users a more positive experience on a mobile device, we now provide a “responsive design” to automatically change the screen and menu display to match the device. In addition, we have added mor ...

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Report Suspicious Plants

Should you find plants that you fear are invasive, please contact us as soon as possible. The WLA or a Maine VLMP Monitor will follow up with you. Please provide the following information noted in our Suspicious Plant Form. Note that for any health or safety emergency you should ...

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New Dam Gate Installed

Thanks to a number of WLA volunteers and support from our members, we recently installed a new gate on the dam, replacing the existing 30 year old gate. As a reminder, the dam helps ensure a lake water level that protects the shoreline, protects shoreline structures, and supports ...

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2015 WLA Survey Results Completed

In March 2015 the Watchic Lake Association (WLA) mailed surveys to 230 households on the lake or with right of way access to the lake. The purpose of the survey is to better understand issues and concerns of people that use the lake, and to help guide our short term and long term ...

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Spring Dam Update – Closed as of 4/12/17

Spring is here and the dam is now closed! While not yet at ice out, its time to start raising the la...

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November Newsletter Available

Read our latest November WLA Newsletter, including a recap of our 2016 activities....

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