Lake associations coordinate water testing, set to begin May 18 or 20Published 12:35pm Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The Otter Tail County Coalition of Lake Associations is coordinating its 18th year of water sampling.
The lab has indicated that the sampling fee for the five months of testing is $210, paid by member fees to the association. The Lab bills COLA for the lake water analysis fees, and our COLA treasurer pays the lab.
Water sampling dates this year are: May 19 or 20; June 16 or 17; July 14 or 15 (watch out for this one, since it will feel very early); Aug. 18 or 19; and Sept. 15 or 16 (another early one).
The sample drop-off sites will be the same as last year:
• Don Davenport, for the southern part of the county, at 38595 Country Estates Rd., Battle Lake, MN 56515 (218-864-5192 or email email@example.com.).
• Kermit Larson, for the Perham/Pine lakes area, at 45259 Red Pine Loop, Perham, MN 56573 (218-346-2178 or email firstname.lastname@example.org).
• Carolyn Herron, on Star Lake, for the northwest section of the county, at 33697 Beaver Dam Trail, Dent, MN 56528 (218-758-3697 or email email@example.com).
Sample collectors may pick up a cooler kit at the drop-off site for the July test.