Committed to the preservation of
our great Candlewood Lake

The Candlewood Lake Authority is wholly dedicated to the safekeeping of Candlewood Lake. We promote responsible recreation, conservation, and stewardship for the largest lake in the state of Connecticut. Candlewood Lake Authority partners with the many stakeholders to advocate for Candlewood Lake including owners FirstLight Power Company, federal permittee Federal Energy & Resource Committee (FERC), the state Department of Education and Environmental Protection (DEEP) as well as local public officials, businesses, and residents.

How we are protecting
Candlewood Lake
Recent News
FirstLight Announces shallow Drawdown to Begin on January 31st

January 31, 2024

See the below press release for an update on the schedule of the shallow drawdown of Candlewood Lake due to weather f…

2023 Fall Buoy Removal

October 17, 2023

CLA has started the process of removing the hazard, speed, and navigation buoys for the winter. If you plan to be out…

Check Out 2023 Late Summer Candlewood Updates!

October 2, 2023

See this link for our most recent Newsletter going over important updates on invasive species at the boat ramps, PWC…

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