A scheduled chemical treatment to control nuisance vegetation for Nashawannuck Pond will occur on July 26, 2019. Solitude Lake Management has been contracted by the City of Easthampton as the herbicide applicator. The application should take approximately two hours. A small watercraft will be launched from the City boat ramp.
As per notice published by Solitude Lake Management: Drinking and cooking are prohibited until 7/29; boating, fishing, swimming are prohibited the day of the treatment; watering of livestock is prohibited until 7/27; and irrigation is prohibited until 7/29.
All necessary permits have been obtained and work approved by Mass DEP. An Order of Conditions has been issued by the Easthampton Conservation Commission. A DEP file number sign and water restriction sign will be located at the Boardwalk area and the area known as "Boathouse Beach".