Monday January 27, 2020

Lake level alert!

Water level Forcast for August 21st to September 2nd:     Hawk Lake is expected to drop 0.5m (1’7″)     Halls is expected to drop 0.2m (0’8″)   More information at:   Hawk Lakes:   Halls Lake:  

Our August 24th “Green Up/Clean Up” of the Kennisis River & road is almost here – and we still need volunteers

Please register in advance by emailing Curt Alpeter at if you will be volunteering on Saturday.  Remember – volunteers not only get some exercise, clean up our lake environment and get to know some lake neighbours – there’s also a free BBQ to follow for all Clean Up volunteers! The day starts at 10am at […]

Reminder: volunteers needed for our “Green Up Day” on Aug. 24th

With a goal of cleaning up the Kennisis River and road, we need to gather cottagers & residents both by foot and on water for this inaugural event.  Help us make this a success by “greening up” our environment. Start the day at 10am at Elvin Johnson Park on Halls lake for registration, trash collection […]

Did you miss the AGM?

If you did, don’t worry.  First, make sure you take care of paying your dues for this year (you can use the nifty Membership feature on this website).  Next, check out the draft minutes of the meeting as well as all of the presentations from our knowledgeable and passionate speakers (below). Thanks to all for […]

Important – bridge closure Wednesday, December 19, 2018

We have received a notification from Adam Thorne, Operations Manager for the Algonquin Highlands regarding the temporary closure of the Kennisis River bridge on Little Hawk Lake Road.  It will be closed on Dec. 19th from 8:00am to 5:00pm.   Alternate access to Little Hawk will be via Braeloch Road. You can contact Adam at […]

Important! Water Level Forecast from the CEWF

The Coalition for Equitable Water Flow (CEWF) has forecasted that drawdown to winter levels continues with many lakes forecast to drop more than 30 cm in the next 2 weeks.  The TSW goal is to have all reservoir lakes to minimum levels by October 15th in order to accommodate the lake trout spawning period.  It is […]

Blue Green Algae Alert from CHA

We received an email from CHA today about blue green algae in our region’s lakes.  It notes: As you may be aware there have been multiple reports of Blue Green Algae on lakes across Haliburton County this month. There has also been a change that you and your members need to know about. This (attached) […]

Issues for Voters in the Upper Trent River Watershed as Identified by CEWF

The Coalition for Equitable Water Flow (CEWF) was formed in August 2006 to represent the interests of the more than 30,000 Ontario taxpayers who own residential shoreline property on the 35 reservoir lakes and 20 flow-through lakes within the Upper Trent River watershed located in Haliburton and northern Peterborough counties. With 32 member-lake-associations, the Coalition […]

CEWF AGM Report Summary

This is a summary of the report submitted to the board of directors of the HHLPOA authored by: Willard L’Heureux CEWF AGM date: September 9th 2017 Key points covered in the meeting: Preferred Water Levels o A detailed report on the preferred water levels based on all the lake associations feedback from the 35 reservoir […]

Coalition for Equitable Water Flow 2018 Priorities

The Coalition for Equitable Water Flow, (CEWF), is a coalition of 32 Member Lake Associations which includes 91% of the Trent Severn Waterway’s (TSW’s) reservoir lake storage capacity and covers the sub-watersheds of the Gull, Burnt & Mississauga Rivers plus Nogies, Eel’s & Jack’s creeks. The Coalition aims to represent the interests of 35,000+ shoreline […]