1. We are still waiting for the MPOA structural engineer to produce their report and recommendations on the location and extent of needed concrete repairs on the vertical sidewalls.
2. We are still waiting for the Village of Wonder Lake permit for the Merchant Creek footbridge.
3. Preliminary discussions continue with a soil vendor who has expressed an interest in buying the dried sediment from the lake dredging project.
4. A request for proposal to conduct our annual state required inspections of the dam and Sediment Drying Facility this fall has been sent out.
5. With a long-range forecast for a warmer than average summer and fall, it’s important to keep in mind that in-lake nutrients, the lack of rainfall, and hot temperatures are the main triggers for significant algae blooms to occur. In these conditions, there is also the potential for an out-break of Harmful Algae Blooms (HABs). A HAB algal bloom can be green, blue, red or brown, and can be scummy or look like paint on the surface of the water. Representative photos of HABs can be found here: https://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/81962.html
6. A copy of a 1929 newspaper article on the formation of Wonder Lake is provided: