Abrams Pond Watershed Survey
Working with the Abrams Pond Association,
watershed volunteers, and the Maine DEP, we completed a Watershed Survey of
the entire Abrams Pond watershed in 2015.
The purpose of the watershed
to document all
issues in the Abrams Pond Watershed.
a major source of phosphorus, which can cause excessive plant growth, algal
blooms, and murky water. Phosphorus
and other pollutants reach the lake through stormwater runoff from anywhere in
the watershed. The survey involved walking properties in the watershed to
identify how water drains into the lake through ditches, small streams, or
This survey took place in the spring of 2015.
During the Watershed Survey 34 total erosion sites were identified- 14 were
private road issues and 20 were residential issues.
The information gathered was used to put together a Watershed Survey Report
which summarizes what was found during the surveying.
Click here for the
Abrams Pond WS Report Final
here for a list of identified sites:
Abrams Pond Site List
For more information please contact Kathleen Cotter, President of the Abrams
Pond Association, at:
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