FirstLight has released the scheduled drawdown calendar for area water bodies. Lake Lillinonah at the Shepaug Dam will be lowered from the normal summer operating range beginning October 27th in order for FirstLight to conduct its maintenance and inspection activities. The drawdown will target an elevation of 191-feet, minimum pond level, and return to normal operating elevations on November 8th.
All work planned to occur along the shoreline requires prior permitting from FirstLight.
Beginning on October 15th, FirstLight will conduct a fall drawdown of Lake Zoar at the Stevenson Dam to conduct its maintenance and inspection activities. The normal summer operating range is from 103 to 100 feet and the drawdown will target an elevation of 98.5. The drawdown will lower lake levels to minimum pond levels and return to normal operating elevations on October 27th.
All homeowners are encouraged to remove structures, boatlifts, and docks to prevent ice or flood damage from occurring during the winter months.