Category Archives: Technical Lake Stuff

November 2019 Water Level Chart Archived

I have archived the November 2019 Water Level Chart (at left). The most notable thing the November chart shows is nothing much! We got a lot of rain (3.75 inches), but not as much as in a normal November (4.58 inches), … Continue reading

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October 2019 Water Level Chart Archived

I have archived the October 2019 Water Level Chart (at left). The most notable thing the October chart shows is Holy Hannah did we get a lot of rain 🙂 We started the month 0.85 inches BELOW average and ended the … Continue reading

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15 October 2019: CLA’s Water Quality Monitoring Team Wraps Up Another Season

We’ve wrapped up another season of water quality monitoring on Clary Lake and took this selfie to celebrate. For David Hodsdon, this completes his 44th year of water quality monitoring (he started in 1975!). For Kelsie French it is her … Continue reading

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September 2019 Water Level Chart Archived

I have archived the September 2019 Water Level Chart (at left). The most notable thing the September chart shows is how dry it’s been! We received only 1.97 inches of rain, just a little over 1/2 the September normal rainfall of … Continue reading

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18 September 2019: Maine Public Radio Program on Algal Blooms

There is a new Maine Public program on algal blooms and climate change that is well worth watching (or listening to). Here on Clary we have avoided a severe algal bloom this season though we’ve seen them in the past; … Continue reading

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August 2019 Water Level Chart Archived

I have archived the August 2019 Water Level Chart (at left). The most notable thing about this chart is how much rain we received during what has traditionally been the driest month of the year. August started out dry, but it … Continue reading

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July 2019 Water Level Chart Archived

I have archived the July 2019 Water Level Chart (at left). The most notable thing about this chart is it shows rainfall fell off a cliff in July with only 2.39 inches being recorded for the month, over an inch less … Continue reading

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05 July 2019: Moderate Algae Bloom in Progress

You may have noticed a green scum drifting on the lake surface recently or seen loads of green particles suspended in the water and thought it was pollen. Well, it does look a lot like the pine pollen that was … Continue reading

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June 2019 Water Level Chart Archived

I have archived the June 2019 Water Level Chart (at left). The most notable thing about this chart is that it shows we received 6.72″ of rain in June which has got to a record of some sort. As a result, … Continue reading

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May 2019 Water Level Chart Archived

I have archived the May 2019 Water Level Chart (at left). The most notable thing about this chart is that it shows the lake level hovered around the Normal High Water Mark for the entire month, something that hasn’t happened since … Continue reading

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