Protecting the Lake: Fertilizers and Lawn Care

Let’s get serious! No fertilizer of any sort can be applied within 100’ of Lake Attitash as it used as a secondary water supply for Amesbury’s drinking water.  Fertilizer use in the watershed is serious business! You need to know about the law! If you want to continue to see cleaner water in Lake Attitash,…

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Protecting the Lake: Pet Waste

What’s the Problem with Pet Waste? Pet waste left in our yards and communities can have many adverse effects on the environment and human health. Full of excess nutrients and harmful bacteria, pet waste can be a carrier of the following serious diseases: Parvo, Giardiasis, Salmonellosis and Cryptosporidiosis just to name a few. Besides the…

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Protecting the Lake: Stormwater, Rain Barrels, Gardens, Surfaces

AFTER THE STORM – A GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING STORMWATER What is storm water runoff? Storm water runoff occurs when precipitation from rain or snowmelt flows over the ground. Impervious surfaces like driveways, sidewalks, and streets prevent storm water from naturally soaking into the ground. Why is storm water runoff a problem? Storm water can pick…

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Protecting the Lake: Alum Grant

$600,000 Department of Environmental Protection Grant 2019 and 2020 Alum Treatment This alum treatment was hard earned and was the result of diligent research, long term planning, persistent effort and the support and wisdom of the LAA, lake residents, local leaders and the Department of Environmental Protection. Seeking clean and safe water – It was…

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Holiday Parade Cheer

The Lake Attitash Association participated in the Amesbury and Merrimac Santa Parades this weekend. A great time was had by all. Below are a few pictures and videos from the parades for your viewing enjoyment.

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Santa Claus is Coming to Town!!

Santa Claus is coming to town and Lake Attitash Association members and elves will accompany him!We invite all friends of LAA to march with us and Santa in either or both of two local parades. Santa will be in Amesbury on Saturday, December 4th. If you would like to walk with the LAA float, please…

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