Find CSLAP Reports and Forms
CSLAP reports are completed for each participating lake and available from DEC. Available lake reports are listed by county. Lake reports are not available for all CSLAP lakes. Reports from 1997 through 2010 can be found on the New York State Federation of Lake Associations (NYSFOLA) website. For historical reports (before 1997) please contact the Division of Water.
Regional and Statewide Reports
A number of reports are generated from the CSLAP data that focus on lake concerns on the local and statewide level:
- lake scorecards
- individual lake summaries
- regional and statewide reports
- historical reports (available on the NYSFOLA website)
What do the reports tell us?
CSLAP reports summarize current and historical information about water quality, biological stressors (for example, invasive species), and perception of lake and lake uses (recreation). Scorecards combine a lot of information into simple assessments of lake conditions, long-term trends and lake uses.
Individual and regional reports include tables and graphics to summarize key water quality and lake perception indicators, comparisons to other nearby or similar lakes, and the actual "raw" data collected by the sampling volunteers.
Forms for Participating CSLAP Lakes
These forms are to be used by actively participating CSLAP members conducting scheduled lake assessments assigned by DEC and NYSFOLA. Please see NYSFOLA web page to learn more about how to become a CSLAP volunteer.
CSLAP volunteers observe how to
properly collect secchi disk
- Sampling Protocol (PDF) (1.60 MB)
- Sampling Record Form (field data) (PDF) (164 KB)
- Sampling Observations Form (PDF) (20.7 KB)
- Volunteer Waiver Form (PDF) (14.4 KB)
- Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Assessment Form - Shallow Sample (PDF) (145 KB)
- Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Assessment Form - Bloom Sample (PDF) (146 KB)
- Special Studies
Want to become a CSLAP Member?
Please see NYSFOLA webpage to learn more about how your lake association can become involved in CSLAP. Please see "Links Leaving DEC's website".