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Latest Updates

Cyanobacteria blooms are still present in areas of Lake Champlain and some inland lakes. Calm and sunny weather is in the forecast so blooms may persist for several more weeks in some areas. Read...

Mixed conditions reported again this week. Read LCC's latest blue-green algae report for more information. Read...

LCC monitors reported alert conditions for several locations in St. Albans Bay, Missisquoi Bay, and the Inland Sea and at some inland lakes this week. Read LCC's weekly report and check conditions carefully before recreating. Keep people and pets away from scummy or green water and report any suspected blooms to LCC right away.  Read...

Blooms showed up in various sections of Lake Champlain and inland lakes this week. Monitors reported mixed conditions around Lake Champlain.  Read...

After EPA released a final phosphorus Total Maximum Daily Load for Lake Champlain in June, the state of Vermont now has the responsibility for assuring the pollution loads identified can be met.  Read...

For several years LCC has collaborated with Arrowwood Environmental to conduct surveys for aquatic invasive species in the Lake Champlain watershed. Read...

The Vermont Journal of Environmental Law dedicated an entire issue to Lake Champlain.  Read...

A new rule to address combined sewer overflows (CSOs) was recently approved in Vermont. Combined sewer systems collect both sewage and stormwater in the same pipe. Read...