Lake Boon herbicide booster treatment scheduled for May 26

REVISED MEMORANDUM, due to need for additional treatment in Basin 2

Please be advised that SŌLitude Lake Management will be conducting an herbicide treatment to the aquatic vegetation in Lake Boon in Stow/Hudson, Massachusetts on May 26, 2022.

The use of the lake’s water in Basins 2, 3 & 4 and in the Monahan’s and Hale Road Coves will be restricted as follows:

BASIN 2 (excluding Hale Road Cove and Monahan’s Cove)
Swimming – Until May 27th
Livestock watering – Until May 28th
Direct drinking – Until May 30th (note that lake water should not normally be used for potable water in general)
Irrigation – Until June 1st

BASIN 3 & 4 / HALE ROAD COVE
Swimming – Until May 27th
Livestock watering – Until May 27th
Direct drinking – Until May 27th (note that lake water should not normally be used for potable water in general)
Irrigation – Until July 28th

MONAHAN’S COVE
Swimming – Until May 27th
Livestock watering – Until May 28th
Direct drinking – Until May 30th (note that lake water should not normally be used for potable water in general)
Irrigation – Until July 28th

Additional follow-up applications of the herbicide will be conducted over the course of the
summer and will be notified separately. Signs warning of the water use restrictions will be posted prior to treatment in the affected areas.

For more specific water-use restrictions based on location, please refer to the treatment map
posted below.

Please feel free to contact SŌLitude Lake Management at (508) 865-1000 with any
questions.

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