Candlewood Lake drawdown begins

January 4, 2019

FirstLight Power Resources began drawing down Candlewood Lake this week, later than originally planned due to an abundance of rain and warmer winter temperatures.

The lake is expected to reach its drawdown level of 420 feet by the end of the month.

The lake is lowered every winter, though the level differs on the year and whether it is a deep or shallow drawdown. This year is a deep drawdown, which is about 10 feet below recreational level.

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