project boundary and operation information

Housatonic River Project P-2576 Project Boundaries

The geographic boundaries, that today form the Project Boundary for the Housatonic River Project P-2576, were determined at the time of construction of the hydro dams within the Housatonic River Projects. The area within the boundary encompasses both the lands and waters of the impoundments and many land areas that may never have been submerged since the projects were constructed. FirstLight has established the surface elevations for the normal operating range of each project. In many cases, FirstLight has either fee title or flowage rights that extend upslope to the Project Boundary, allowing for the placement of water or ice on these lands. Along each impoundment the Project Boundary corresponds to specific topographic elevation established at the time of construction of the dam.

SELECT FROM BELOW OR CLICK ON YOUR LOCATION FOR PROJECT BOUNDARY INFORMATION.

Please use the list below the map to select a location.

Bulls Bridge - Housatonic River
Falls Village – Housatonic River
Rocky River – Candlewood Lake
Shepaug – Lake Lillinonah
Stevenson – Lake Zoar
 

project boundary Permits are Required

Housatonic River Project P-2576 Permit Requirements

Permits are required for any uses within the Project Boundary. Knowledge of the operating level of your impoundment is also important in the location and design of many shoreline uses. FirstLight has mapping available to assist you in determining the location of the Project Boundary along your lake or river.

THE TABLES BELOW SHOW THE OPERATING LEVELS AND THE PROJECT BOUNDARY FOR EACH IMPOUNDMENT.



A Connecticut licensed surveyor, familiar with FirstLight impoundments, can provide a map or survey with the location of the Project Boundary in relation to your home, septic system, well, and other existing features of your property. A surveyor can also help you determine elevations along the shoreline as needed. For additional information FirstLight Land Management Staff can always be contacted to assist you.

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