Megunticook Watershed Association

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Warden’s Report 10-20-15

Monday morning I got a early start on the lake in an attempt to get the rest of the navigational aids (buoys) off the lake and stored for the winter.  The morning started with mid 20 degree temperatures and a brisk breeze….not the best day to spend with your hands in the water all day.  […]

Annual Ken Bailey Scholarship Fundraiser- October 21st 5:00-7:00PM

Hey folks, The Fourth Annual Ken Bailey Memorial get-together will be held on October 21 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. We will once again be gathering at the Hatchet Mountain Publick House.  Here’s a link for directions: Hope Publick House Hope Maine . It should be a lot of fun again this year as […]

So Much for Low Water!

Well that was quick!  Yesterdays storm actually started Tuesday night and continued all day Wednesday.  For a local story go here: http://www.penbaypilot.com/article/rainstorm-swamps-boats-closes-roads-harbormasters-urge-boaters-check-vessels/59979  In short, we got lots of rain in a short amount of time.  Folks in Hope measured 10.5″ in a 24 hour period.  Appleton reported 9.6″,  Searsport reported 9.7″. Needless to say all […]

Bacteria Testing

Swimming Advisory- Due to yesterdays heavy rains it is advised that people refrain from swimming or swallowing water for at least 72 hours.  Bacteria levels are elevated throughout Megunticook Lake, River, and Norton Pond To look at bacteria testing results go here: Meg watershed_results 2015 9-30