Fecal Coliform Lake and Tributary Sampling Results

June 10 to Sept 2, 2014

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What is the Owasco Watershed
Lake Association?

OWLA is a citizen-based association that promotes cooperation and leadership in the comprehensive management of land use, water quality, recreation, agriculture and a host of other issues as they pertain to Owasco Lake and its watershed.

Owasco Watershed Lake Association (OWLA) is a 501 C-3 not-for-profit corporation founded to educate the public on the environmental management, preservation, wise use, and appreciation of Owasco Lake and its watershed.

Visit OWLA at:

Owasco Lake Watershed Inspector

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Other information about  Owasco Lake at: Owasco Watershed Network (OWN)

Status of Owasco Lake:

Dr. John Halfman’s Report from
Lake Day 2014
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Lake Sampling Data Explained

Eileen O’Connor, Cayuga County Environmental Health Director, responds to questions about what the sampling data means and how it is used. Questions were submitted by Charlie Greene, OWLA Past President.

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OWLA president Jim Beckwith with NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo at reception after 2014  Bassmaster Governor’s Challenge on Owasco Lake.

Tomatofest 2014

Working To Build Support For Owasco Lake

OWLA October Meeting Notice


Wednesday, October 1, 2014

7:00 pm at Springside Inn

Welcome Members and Guests

Welcome guests Elaine O’Connor, PE, and Nick Topichak

Eileen O’Connor, PE, Director, Environmental Health Division, Cayuga County Health Department
will speak on:

Water Testing

Manure Update

Presentation on Land Value Analysis in the Owasco Lake Watershed

by Nick Topichak and Bob Brower

Business Meeting:

Membership Update

Report on Organization of
Lake Sections

Water Testing/Algae Bloom Report Watershed Management Council Report

Update on Strategic Plan

Report on Lake Levels

Meeting will be longer than usual