The Public Works and Parks, Recreation and Cultural departments have been working with the Crystal Lake Conservancy to study and monitor the watershed inputs and water quality of Crystal Lake for nearly a decade.
On August 7th, Crystal Lake was closed to swimming due to the presence of blue-green algae. On August 15th, Mayor Fuller announced that water testing results show algae in the water at the Crystal Lake swimming beach were at acceptable levels for regular recreation,
Statement of Ward 6 Aldermen Regarding 20 Rogers St. Acquisition
February 27, 2007
For more than two years, we have been working to acquire the 20 Rogers St. property on Crystal Lake for use by the public as part of an expanded beach area and public park.
TO: Members of the Board of Aldermen, Members of the Community Preservation Committee
FROM: Mayor David B. Cohen
RE: 20 Rogers Street Property
DATE: February 23, 2007
Crystal Lake has been a summer tradition for many thousands of Newton residents.