The Selectmen and Conservation Commission oversee an annual drawdown of Hamilton Reservoir. The program is voted on an annual basis.
During the drawdown period beaches may be cleaned. This does not include treating the weeds, cutting trees, digging trenches, or building retaining walls, etc. These activities require permission from the Conservation Commission.
AN IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:
The Department of Environmental Protection has approved Lycott Environmental to apply the herbicide for the Control of Nuisance Aquatic Vegetation #07007 including 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid during June and July 2007.
You may obtain more information about 2,4-D at--