Category Archives: Technical Lake Stuff

February 2019 Water Level Chart Archived

I have archived the January 2019 Water Level Chart (at left). The most noticeable thing about this chart is it’s BORING, and how pleasant for a change not seeing rapidly fluctuating water levels! The lake level gradually dropped only 3.72″ over … Continue reading

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Lake Stewards of Maine’s Winter 2018-19 Water Column Newsletter Is Out

I just received my copy of the 2018-2019 issue of the Water Column, the newsletter of Lake Stewards of Maine (formerly the Maine Volunteer Lake Monitor Program). This issue has a great article by Roberta Hill which discusses the impact … Continue reading

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January 2019 Water Level Chart Archived

I have archived the January 2019 Water Level Chart (at left). The best thing about this chart is that it shows that for the first time in over 8 years, the lake level was right where was supposed to be, when it … Continue reading

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25 January 2019: Lake at a Level Not Seen in Years

The lake has so far risen over 8″ as a result of yesterday’s heavy rain and is now 7 inches below the normal high water mark. The last time it was this high was 9 years ago, in 2010. It … Continue reading

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December 2018 Water Level Chart Archived

I have archived the December 2018 Water Level Chart (at left) bringing us to the end of what has turned out to be the LAST YEAR of sub-par water levels for the foreseeable future. At this time last year the lake level … Continue reading

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November 2018 Water Level Chart Archived

I have archived the November 2018 Water Level Chart (at left). I’m not sure what to say about it except that the lake level is too dam high! It is ironic that for the last seven years I’ve been wishing for HIGHER … Continue reading

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25 November 2018: Clary Lake Ice Report and Repair Update

Clary Lake was completely ice-covered by late afternoon on Friday, November 23rd, just one day after Thanksgiving. This is the earliest ice-in date we’ve recorded since we started keeping track (check out the Ice-In and Ice-Out Dates page). The lake … Continue reading

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October 2018 Water Level Chart Archived

I have archived the October 2018 Water Level Chart (at left). As you can see the water level in October very gradually rose a total of only 6.12″ over the course of the month from a low of -55.32″ below the … Continue reading

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September 2018 Water Level Chart Archived

I have archived the September 2018 Water Level Chart (at left). The water level in September for the most part reversed the downward trend of previous months, remaining pretty much flat for the whole month but for the last week … Continue reading

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August 2018 Water Level Chart Archived

I have archived the August 2018 Water Level Chart (at left). The water level in August continued the slow but steady decline seen in June and July, falling only 3.00″ over the course of the month or about a tenth of an … Continue reading

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