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

October 20, 2022

Please note, as you will see below, this year’s deep drawdown will begin SOMETIME AFTER December 1st, depending…

Buoy Removal Update

October 19, 2022

This week the CLA is starting the process of removing the hazard, speed and navigation buoys for the winter. If you…

NOTICE: Blueberry Island Closed

September 2, 2022

See the link below for the notice from the New Fairfield Resident Trooper's Office of their closure of Blueberry Isla…

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