Welcome to the Lake Agawam Conservation Association. LACA was formed by a group of lakeside residents as well as other concerned citizens and local officials. Our goal is the restoration of Lake Agawam, the jewel of Southampton Village.

Legislature Approves New Funds for Lake Agawam Improvements

The Suffolk County Legislature has passed Resolution 1009-2013 which provides funds for improvements to Lake Agawam. read more and view photos of the projects.

Your Lake Needs You

The delicate ecological balance of Lake Agawam has been upset by everyday human activities. The Village & Town of Southampton are working to address many of the stormwater problems around the lake, but this alone cannot restore the lake’s health.

As all of our actions are responsible for the lake’s decline, it will take everyone’s help to improve its health. Here are some suggestions:

Fertilize Wisely

Buffer Zone Sign

Contact us for your Free Buffer Zone kit!

Restore Vegetated Buffers

Minimize Harmful Stormwater Runoff

Maintain Your Septic System


levels remain in healthy range


high levels sustain lake's fish

Read the 2013 report

News and Updates

11/6/2013 — More drainage work at Bowden Square, Fall 2013

3/10/2013 — Legislature Approves New Funds for Lake Agawam Improvements

more reading

Image Galleries

Historic Image Gallery

Our Partners

Peconic Land Trust

Christopher J. Gobler, PhD and his students at SoMAS

Village of Southampton

Town of Southampton