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Citizens Statewide Lake Assessment Program (CSLAP) Reports

CSLAP reports are created from data collected by sampling volunteers from member lake associations. The data collected from May through October is primarily related to lake eutrophication. Lake reports are not available for all CSLAP lakes. Reports will be added annually. The most recent report (after 2008) can be found below. Reports from 1997 through 2008, and previous CSLAP reports since 2008, 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.

  • Adirondack Lake, 1989
  • Lake Pleasant, 2015 Report (PDF, 1.3 MB)
  • Piseco Lake, 2003*
  • Sacandaga Lake, 2013 Report (PDF, 850 KB)

Citizens Statewide Lake Assessment Program (CSLAP) Scorecards

Information from CSLAP reports and other sources is combined to create a scorecard to provide a quick and simple summary of sampling results. Scorecards are not available for all CSLAP lakes. Scorecards will be added annually. Scorecards first developed for CSLAP since 2010 are found on the New York State Federation of Lake Associations (NYSFOLA) website. For CSLAP lakes sampled since 2011, the most recent scorecards can be found below.

  • Lake Pleasant, 2015 Scorecard (PDF, 101 KB)
  • Sacandaga Lake, 2013 Scorecard (PDF, 158 KB)

Lake Classification and Inventory (LCI) Reports

LCI reports summarize water quality sampling results since 2009 from the DEC Division of Water lake monitoring program. Samples are collected during single late summer site visits or monthly lake sampling from June though September. Reports are written for only a subset of these lakes, generally those lakes and ponds for which access was secured or public use is significant.

  • Diamond Lake, 2010 Report (PDF, 260 KB)
  • East Stoner Lake, 2010 Report (PDF, 263 KB)
  • Gilman Lake, 2010 Report (PDF, 249 KB)
  • Jerseyfield Lake, 2010 Report (PDF, 267 KB)
  • Whitaker Lake, 2011 Report (PDF, 135 KB)

Stream Biomonitoring Unit Rapid Assessment Survey (RAS) Reports

Rapid Biological Assessment Surveys (RAS) are conducted to assess water quality in streams and rivers, or reaches within these waterbodies.

  • Indian River, 2002 (PDF)(4.66 MB)