Drawdown of Onota and Pontoosuc Lakes

The City of Pittsfield has announced that the annual drawdown of the city lakes is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, October 15th. Onota Lake will be drawn down approximately three and one half feet below the spillway elevation, and Pontoosuc Lake will be drawn down five feet.

Refill at both lake will begin in spring 2015.  Questions regarding Onota Lake drawdown should be directed to 499-9344.  Questions regarding Pontoosuc Lake drawdown should be directed to 442-8992.