Status of Water Level

Courtesy of NH Department of Environmental Services – Dam Bureau

Below is a graph of the current water level on Great East Lake. As you can see, back in late April, the lack of snowmelt and rainfall had left the lake about a foot below the spillway level. Normally at this time of year, the water is well above the spillway level and the dam needs to be opened to release the excess water. As this is being written in mid-May, we are still behind where we would be for most years but thanks to recent rains, we are only around 4-1/2” from full: