Lake Management Planning in the City of Kawartha Lakes
Lake management planning involves the development of best practices in restoring, enhancing and maintaining water quality in lakes, rivers, creeks and aquifers.
It is based on sound watershed science which supports innovative stewardship practices and land use policies.
We began lake management planning in the City of Kawartha Lakes in 2010. Click here for more about plan development.
Plan development is a collaborative effort among many agencies, groups and stakeholders who have an interest in the health of our lakes. See more about our partners.
The following plans are currently in development:
A healthy environment is critical for healthy people and a sustainable economy. It is the foundation of tourism, agriculture and quality of life within the City of Kawartha Lakes. It supports:
- A world class fishing industry
- Over 40 marinas and many other lake-based recreational businesses
- An agricultural sector valued at over $87 million
- Waterfront land values
- 105 km of Trent-Severn Waterway
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