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Zebra Mussels
and other Invasive Species

In a previous e-News, we let residents know that the invasive species, zebra mussels, have been found in Lake Raystown.  Council and residents alike have shared the same concerns that Indian Lake could be susceptible to zebra mussels.  A conversation with Bill Kirkpatrick with Aquatic Environmental Consultants gave us a better idea of how to ensure that we do not end up with this invasive species.  With help from the residents being diligent about cleaning, drying and disinfecting their boat and trailer if it is being used in another body of water is critical.  Kirkpatrick urged that any boat or trailer that is taken to another body of water and then returned to Indian Lake be cleaned with bleach and left to dry for seven days before being put back into Indian Lake.  He also noted that ballast tanks and water pumps be flushed with fresh water.  Please help spread the word and let’s all do our part to guarantee we do not pollute our lake with this invasive species.

Kirsten Siehl
Office Manager
Indian Lake Borough
 

Warning Signs
 
Warning Signs have been donated, by Hollern-Koontz Insurance, and placed at the Marina/Public Launch area.  PLEASE familiarize yourself with the risks.  Currently there is no cure...
 
 
 

Water Line Flushing

Reminder
 
This is a Public Water Notification for the water service area of Indian Lake Borough. Indian Lake Borough will continue flushing waterlines through Friday, May 28, 2021 . You may experience cloudy water and low water pressure during this time frame due to the flushing process. If you have any questions or concerns, please go to the Borough web site at www.indianlakepa.us for further details or you can e-mail me at Dean@indianlakepa.us.

Thank You,

Dean Snyder
Indian Lake Water Operator
 
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