SHIRLEY — Areas of Lake Shirley will be chemically treated to control invasive and nuisance aquatic vegetation on Wednesday, June 15. The entire lake will be closed to all water uses (including swimming, boating and fishing) on the day of treatment only.
Furthermore, water from the lake cannot be used for irrigation, watering livestock, or drinking purposes for five days from the date of treatment.
The work is being performed for the Lake Shirley Improvement Corporation, pursuant to a permit (license) issued by MA DEP, Office of Watershed Management and the Lunenburg and Shirley Conservation Commissions. The treatment is being performed under contract with SOLitude Lake Management of Shrewsbury, MA – (508) 865-1000.