Lake Singletary Watershed Association
Dedicated to the Preservation and Protection of Lake Singletary and its Watershed
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Water Quality
Actions You Can Take
Actions you can take to
Protect Lake Singletary!

Keep phosphorus out of the lake:
  • Reduce fertilizer use or use low-phosphorus "lake-friendly" fertilizer
  • Keep a vegetated "buffer" between the shore and developed land
  • Build responsibly- obtain necessary permits, use erosion-control barriers such as hay bales and silt fence, minimize disturbed areas, and mulch and replant as soon as possible
  • Use phosphate-free detergents
  • Maintain your septic system – pump frequently and conserve water

Protect the view:
  • Maintain low visibility – leave a natural "buffer" along the shore to protect water quality and wildlife habitat
  • Limit tree cutting within 100 feet from shore
  • Leave the shoreline in its natural state – existing rocks prevent erosion by stabilizing the shoreline

Practice responsible boating:
  • Choose a boat the fits the size of the lake
  • Avoid spilling gas - fix all leaks
  • Watch your wake – large wakes cause erosion and damage wildlife habitat
  • Know and obey boating laws
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