News & Updates

May 2017 Update: Storm Drains

May 26, 2017 — permalink

New storm drains and catch basins have been installed along Pond Lane, adding to extensive storm drain additions and upgrades designed to improve lake health.

More drainage work at Bowden Square, Fall 2013

Nov 6, 2013 — permalink

As reported by Robert Lohman construction continued at Bowden Square to re-direct runoff water away from Lake Agawam.

Legislature Approves New Funds for Lake Agawam Improvements

Mar 10, 2013 — permalink

The Suffolk County Legislature has passed Resolution 1009-2013 which provides funds for improvements to Lake Agawam.

An Ecological Aquatic Assessment by Andrea Schuettinger

Jun 28, 2012 — permalink

A report written by Andrea Schuettinger analyzes the work being done to improve the water quality of Lake Agawam.

New $140,000 Phase II Grant Underway

Jun 12, 2012 — permalink

A new $140,000 grant from Suffolk County is due to begin.

New Bulkhead, Piers and Plantings Successfully Installed

Jul 10, 2011 — permalink

Two new piers, a bulkhead and plantings have been newly installed and are now ready to do their job of filtering the rainwater runoff into the lake.

Trustees will revitalize Lake Agawam waterfront

Mar 3, 2010 — permalink

Extensive environmental and aesthetic renovations to the lakefront will begin this fall.

Video Highlights Lake Agawam Conservation Effort

Jul 27, 2009 — permalink

Portrait of Southampton home sheds light on the effort to clean up Lake Agawam.

New website will allow residents to monitor Lake Agawam water quality

Jul 8, 2009 — permalink

A new website that will offer constant updates on the progress of the ailing lake located in the heart of Southampton Village.

Lake Work

May 22, 2009 — permalink

Groups Work to Get Southampton's Lake Agawam to Sparkle. From Dan's Papers.

Six Million Dollar Pricetag Given to Lake Management Plan

Jul 21, 2008 — permalink

An article on provides a detailed summary of the presentation Nelson, Pope and Voorhis gave to the Southampton Village Board of Trustees. The Board is reported to be "confident" that the projected $6 million spent on the project will be "money well spent."

Hill Street Dry Wells To Be Installed This Week

May 19, 2008 — permalink

As a recent traffic notice makes clear, dry wells are soon going to be installed along Hill Street.

Winter 2008 LACA Meeting

Feb 4, 2008 — permalink

An informal gathering provided a great opportunity to exchange information about the various projects related to Lake Agawam's Conservation. Chic Voorhis presented an initial draft of a study to be presented later in the year, he also reported on a pamphlet detailing recommended landscaping techniques.

Attendees also had a chance to discuss the issue of required permits for the removal of non-native species. Finally, catch basins along Hill Street were discussed.

Fall 2008 Meeting of LACA

Nov 15, 2007 — permalink

Barbaralee Diamonstein and Carl Spielvogel graciously hosted the fall meeting of the Association at their home in NYC. In addition to discussing financing for lake projects, presentations were made by Mayor Epley and Chuck Scarborough.

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