STATE OF CONNECTICUT PRESS RELEASES                          DEEP & PUBLIC HEALTH NOTICES


A 3 foot drawdown of Pachaug Pond will begin immediately after Labor Day, September 6, 2021. (updated 8/30/2021)

“The State Boat Launch at Pachaug Pond dam in Griswold, CT will be closed at 7:30 pm on the evening of September 12, 2021 and will be  closed until the end of the construction project in July 2022.”

 Click here for a video presentation for Pachaug Pond Dam Repairs and Improvements.

Click here for photos of the work progress and project plans.

9/14/21 - Glasgo Pond dam will be drawn down 2 feet starting 9/13/21 until November 1st when it will be drawn down to its scheduled 3 foot draw down.  The early drawdown is in support of the Pachaug Pond dam repair project occurring downstream of Glasgo Pond dam.  The partial drawdown will not impact the use of the boat launch at Glasgo Pond.  It remains open and functioning.  The Pachaug Pond dam project has begun with the start of the 4 foot drawdown scheduled as part of the dam repair.

Pachaug Pond property owners: click here if planning work in the pond.

Hopeville and Ashland tentatively eligible for drawdowns winter 2022/2023.

Pachaug pond tentatively eligible for drawdown winter 2023/2024.