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2013/2014
VLMP WestPond Lake Overview posted Online

Summer of 2012:
Water quality of West Pond continues to be reported in "good shape". Total Coliform rated 1300, which is very good and the E. coli was a low rating of 4.
Note: "Drinkable" is no longer used in reporting pond/lake quality.
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Summer of 2010, 2011:
Water quality of West Pond continues to be drinkable

Summer of 2003:
Water quality report of West Pond.

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Summer of 2002:
Water monitoring efforts by Bill & Nicky Buchanan has revealed a water clarity of 4 on a scale of 0 to 5. With 5 being clear and 0 being murky. The "4" reading is consistent with reading dating back 15 years, and shows a healthy body of water so far.

Joe Davock had the water tested in two areas of the pond. The water was tested by Demers Testing Laboratory in Springvale ME.

Our water is rated satisfactory for drinking!!! With an e-coli level of 3 per 100.

Thanks to Joe Davock for paying for the test.

Ice-In and Ice-Out
This information is as close as we can get to the correct dates for ice-in and ice-out.
2016/2017
Ice-In: ----
Ice-Out: April 19, 2017
2015/2016
Ice-In: January 05, 2016
Ice-Out: March 13, 2016
2014/2015
Ice-In: ----
Ice-Out: April 17, 2015
2013/2014:
Ice-In: November 29, 2013
Ice-Out: April 16, 2014
2012/2013:
Ice-In: December 12, 2012
Ice-Out: April 11, 2013
2011/2012:
Ice-In: December 24, 2011
Ice-Out: March 19, 2012
2010/2011:
Ice-In: December 15, 2010
Ice-Out: April 18, 2011
2009/2010:
Ice-In: December 13, 2009
Ice-Out: March 20, 2010
2008/2009:
Ice-In: December 1, 2008
Ice-Out: April 7, 2009
2007/2008:
Ice-Out: April 21, 2008
2006/2007:
Ice-In: January, 2007
Ice-Out: April 22, 2007
2005/2006:
Ice-Out: March 28, 2006
2004/2005:
Ice-Out: April 11, 2005
2003/2004:
Ice-In: December, 2003
Ice-Out: April 11, 2004
2002/2003:
Ice-In: December, 2002
Ice-Out: April, 2003
2001/2002:
Ice-In: January, 2002
Ice-Out: March, 2002
2000/2001:
Ice-In: January, 2001
Ice-Out: April, 2001
Anyone with more information is welcome to contact us and let us know your findings.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 
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