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The following are some items of information that property owners might find of interest.

      None of the bays and islands in Otter Lake have an official name even though some have been given affectionate names by residents. However the large bay at the Northwest end of the lake has always been known as Toohey Bay. Here s the sad story behind the name.
      In July 1977 a sport diver discovered an old piece of pottery in Otter Lake. As a result of this find an article was publishedand The Ottawa Archeological Society.
      Otter lake was the subject of a recent and quite detailed research article published by an internationally recognised paleolimnologist from Queen's University.
      Otter Lake became infected with zebra mussels in 2001. It was only a matter of when it would happen, rather than if it would happen given that the Rideau system was already infected and the fact that we have a public boat access from Highway 15 that is used by numerous fishing enthusiasts.
      Information on West Nile Virus and how you can protect yourself. Go to this site on the right and then follow the links to  'West Nile Help' and to 'WNV Basics (flyer)'.
      OLLA's water quality testing regimen has indicated occasional higher than usual coliform counts in certain areas of the lake. This article contains some useful information on E. Coli.


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History Board of Directors Policies Constitution Membership
1953 1976 1978 1991 2005
Important Contact Info Newsletters & AGM Minutes Lake Steward Reports Our Sponsors Articles of Interest