Lake Housatonic Authority

News & Events

The LHA undertook a study this past summer to document the situation with our invasive weeds in preparation for becoming more aggressive about their control.

We now have the final report from the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station and have received a mitigation proposal from one of the control contractors suggested by the state, Solitude Lake management, to undertake a herbicide treatment this coming summer. Read more...

Latest Update as of 6/29/18. The permit has been approved for the full coverage requested. Treatment is scheduled for July 11, 2018. Here is the notice: Treatment Notice

Fall Water Draw Down Tuesday October 9th 2018

The LHA has been notified that the draw down is scheduled for one day on Tuesday October 9th with no rain date.

Regatta Scheduled for Saturday October 6th 2018

On Saturday, October 6, the New Haven Rowing Club will host the Head of the Housatonic Regatta. There is a no-wake zone that day, beginning at 8:00 a.m. when the first crews take to the water. The last race of the day will cross the finish line at about 3:45 p.m., and the last crews will be off the water at Indian Well State Park around 4:15 p.m. For more information please refer to this document: Letter from the NHRC