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
Drawdown Update from FirstLight

January 12, 2022

Please see the below link for an update from FirstLight on the status of the winter drawdown. https://www.firstlightp…

CLA 2021 Annual Report

December 30, 2021

Click here to read the 2021 Annual Report from the Candlewood Lake Authority.

What's the Candlewood Drawdown All About Anyway?

December 2, 2021

Interested in finding out the why, when, how, and who of the annual Candlewood Lake Drawdown? Click the link below fo…

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