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Hidden Lake Ecological Study

Prepared by Priscilla W. Baille, Ph.D.
Marine and Freshwater Research Service
Guilford, CT

2006 Report

The 2006 Hidden Lake Ecological Study is available in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.

2006 Ecological Study 1002KB



1995 Report

The 1995 Study is in two parts (each of which will fit on one floppy disk). Click on either file below and it will open in Acrobat. Then save the file to your hard drive or floppy disk. Note: each file could take up to 10 minutes to download.

Ecological Study Part 1-1  1307KB

Ecological Study Part 1-2  1201KB

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Lake Testing Results

July 2007

Location

 

Total Coliform/100ml
MDL=50

E. Coli/100ml
MDL=50

Total Phosphorus
P - mg/L
MDL = 0.01
       
East Shore Beach   BDL BDL 0.01
North Cove   200 BDL BDL
West Shore Beach   50 50 BDL
West Cove   150 100 0.01
Mill Bay   50 50 BDL
Shore Drive Beach   BDL BDL BDL
South Cove   BDL 20 0.01
 
July 2006

Location

Minimum Detectable Level

Total Coliform/100ml

E. Coli/100ml

Total Phosphorus
P - mg/L
       
East Shore Beach 10 BDL BDL BDL
North Cove 10 BDL BDL BDL
West Shore Beach 10 10 10 BDL
West Cove 10 BDL BDL BDL
Mill Bay 10 BDL BDL BDL
Shore Drive Beach 10 BDL BDL BDL
South Cove 10 20 20 BDL
May 2006

Location

Minimum Detectable Level

Total Coliform/100ml

E. Coli/100ml

Total Phosphorus
P - mg/L
East Shore Beach 10 360 10 0.01
North Cove 10 250 BDL BDL
West Shore Beach 10 240 BDL BDL
West Cove 10 320 BDL BDL
Mill Bay 10 220 BDL BDL
Shore Drive Beach 10 460 BDL BDL
South Cove 10 380 20 0.01
    May 2005 July 2005

Location

Minimum Detectable Level

Total Coliform/100ml

E. Coli/100ml

Total Coliform/100m E. Coli/100ml
East Shore Beach 10 400 20 BDL BDL
North Cove 10 10 10 BDL BDL
West Shore Beach 10 210 10 100 BDL
West Cove 10 150 20 100 BDL
Mill Bay 10 130 10 BDL BDL
Shore Drive Beach 10 150 30 100 BDL
South Cove 10 120 60 350 BDL

Standard for E. Coli Subset of Fecal Coliform: 235/100ml   *BDL=Below Detection Level


The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station maintains a website on their Invasive Aquatic Plant Program. You can access their site from the link below. You can also download A Guide to Invasive Aquatic Plants of Connecticut on the second link.

Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station Invasive Aquatic Plant Program

A Guide to Invasive Aquatic Plants of Connecticut (234 KB, 28 pages, PDF format)


A Homeowner's Guide to Septic Systems

This guide is produced by the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
Click on the file below and it will open in Acrobat. You can then save the file to your hard drive

A Homeowner's Guide to Septic Systems 1661KB