Sunset Lake Association
Girard, Illinois  62640


 Sunset Lake Highlights

The Board Meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m., except for January.  We would love to hear your questions and concerns, so please stop by.

Treatment for Algae
Will be on:  
Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
NO  Water Restrictions will Apply

**”FIREWORKS” will be on Saturday, July 4th @ Dusk
**“Boat Parade” will be @ 3:00 Sat, July 4th
Participating Boats meet at island @ 2:45

Thanks for the great turn out for the Fishing Tourn.
 We had 42 Fishermen
 Total weight of catfish and bass was 250lbs
 1st Place Catfish goes to Riley Murphy
 total weight of 5 fish was 20.3 lbs
 Big Catfish was 10.5 lbs
 Big Catfish Pot was $30.00
 1st Place Bass goes to Harold Bly
 total weight of 5 fish was 17.1 lbs
 Big Bass was 5.1 lbs
 Big Bass Pot was $165.00
 2nd Place Bass was Don Stowers
 total weight of 5 fish 16 lbs
 3rd Place Bass was Jerrod Frey and Steve Miller 15.2 lbs
 We appreciate everyone's support. All proceeds will go towards another awesome "Fireworks Display"

Good news everyone, a water sample was taken today out of (the worst of the worst) and the sample came back non-detect of microcystin (the toxic component to the blue-green algae).  This weekend the rain and wind helped break everything down and get it out of the system.  My recommendation is that the lake is ok for all contact and eating the fish.  I would continue to caution lake users to stay away from thick green water that smells like moldy grassy.  The smell is much more obnoxious than regular blue-green blooms.  And if you noticed the water column itself was a thick green color, like spilled paint or oil.   Hopefully this was a one-time occurrence and we don’t have to worry about it again

  To Check for BOIL ORDERS @ Sunset Lake
  This is what is posted on Nilwood Water Dept. Website    
  Village of Nilwood notices are also communicated to the  following radio stations: 
  WSMI  = AM 1540 / FM 106.1 and on
  WMAY = AM 970
  Nilwood after hours contact:
Craig Bridges 217-341-8991
   Do not hesitate to contact the office if you have  any questions @
  217-965-1566  (M-F: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm)



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