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
2022 Annual Candlewood Lake Clean-Up

April 27, 2022

Saturday, May 21, 2022 Location: New Fairfield Town Park Arrive 8:00-10:00am We are kicking off CLA’s 50th Anni…

SOIL TESTING DAY - April 23, 2022

April 6, 2022

Please click on the links below for information and sampling instructions: General Q&A Sampling Instructions

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…

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