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At Otter Lake Water Commission, we are committed to providing safe, high quality water services to our community, while maintaining a standard of excellence in customer service and environmental conservation.

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June 15, 2020

As many of our customers have noticed over this past weekend we are experiencing a taste and odor event at Otter Lake. Let me begin with assuring you the water is completely safe to drink. 


Taste and odor in surface water is often the result of a blue green algae bloom in a lake. The Commission has a multi prong approach of dealing with algae blooms in Otter Lake, however there is no silver bullet to completely resolve this issue. Blue green algae prefers water bodies that are slow moving, with nutrients and a good light source. 


Our watershed plan is a detailed look at each piece of property within the watershed, we use this plan to help identify best management practices for...

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From one end of this continent to the other

From one end of this continent to the other

July 01, 2020

July 2020. This month, North Americans will be celebrating the birth of their country, their identity as a people and as a nation. From Winnipeg to Washington, D.C., from Calgary to Corpus Christi, from Toronto to Tallahassee, we will watch fireworks and watch parades, we will sing and laugh and make merry. And EAT. Whether your celebration will include barbecue and watermelon, or haddock and butter tarts, there will certainly be some good eats. Join the celebration!

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