A couple of summers ago, unless I have this wrong, they did not treat Pontoosuc Lake to control aquatic vegetation. I rented a pontoon boat one afternoon and got it stuck in the weeds so badly it took my buddy and I twenty minutes to get the prop unclogged!

Cool story, bro? Fast forward to this year...

On Wednesday, August 11, Solitude Lake Management of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts will be conducting an aquatic plant management program at Pontoosuc Lake, Pittsfield, Massachusetts to control nuisance aquatic vegetation.

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The lake will be closed on that date, with restrictions as follows:

Swimming, Boating and Fishing restricted for 1 day or until August 12, 2021

Direct Drinking restricted for 3 days or until August 14, 2021

Livestock Watering restricted for 1 day or until August 12, 2021

Irrigation restricted for 5 days or until August 16, 2021

If you need additional information, please feel free to contact Solitude Lake Management at  (508) 885-0101.

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