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Wassermann Lake is categorized as a recreational lake. During the spring and fall the lake is generally safe and provides wonderful boating, fishing and other recreational opportunities. However as the temperatures rise the lake quickly becomes unhealthy when excessive nutrients in the lake cause major algae blooms.
20 June 2014
Landscaping Tips that will beautify your yards while improving lake water quality
Cost Reimbursement for up to 75% of the cost of your water preservation project
Unfortunately, for all its beauty, our lake is also impaired. Its phosphorous content is twice the designated maximum level. Rafts of milfoil and algae blooms are constant and intensify in mid and late summer. Far from these adverse effects being isolated, our lake is a major contributor to downstream problems.
We envision a healthy aquatic ecosystem that supports balanced, self-sustaining populations of native plants, native fish and wildlife for responsible use by the lakeshore homeowners and the community for future generations.
23 August 2016
Annual Meeting hosted at The Blessing House