OTISCO LAKE WATER
Onondaga County Water Authority (OCWA) uses Otisco Lake together with Lake Ontario to provide drinking water throughout the county. Visit Otisco Lake as a Drinking Water Source for a detailed description of this process. To review the Otisco Dam and its role with OCWA, please visit the Dam Update site.
Note: Otisco Lake provides 15 out of 19 towns in Onondaga drinking water, including Syracuse!
Water Quality Information
For more information on the quality of the water and other learning resources, pleaseit the pages and and review the brochures below!
Hydrilla Boater Education
Invasive Species- awareness programs
This is used for educationing boaters, shoreline property owners, anglers, and other water creators regarding the prevention of spread of the invsive water week Hydrilla.
Please feel free to print and distribute this to your various audiences or to post it on your naturea resource (or ther) websites.
U.S. Forest Service
What is phosphorus? Where does it come from? How does it affect me? These questions and more answered in this fact sheet.