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 Monday, Oct. 15.  Both Onota and Pontoosuc lakes will be drawn down approximately 3 ½ feet below their normal spillway elevation.  Refill at each lake will begin in early spring 2019.  For questions regarding the upcoming lake drawdown, please call 413-499-9344.