The following is a message from The Office of The Mayor concerning Onota Lake.

Onota Lake will be chemically treated with aquatic herbicides on Monday, Aug. 27 to control nuisance aquatic vegetation.  The lake will be closed to all water uses (including, swimming, fishing and boating) on the day of treatment.

On Tuesday, Onota Lake was closed, as well, for reasons related to Monday's upcoming treatment.

These uses may resume on Tuesday morning, Aug. 28. Use of the lake water for irrigation (watering lawns, gardens or plants of any kind) is prohibited for 14 days post treatment.

Printed posters warning of these and other temporary water use restrictions will be posted around the lake shoreline in advance of the treatment.  For more information, call 499-9344.