News & Events at Newman Lake

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September 29, 2020 Algae Sample Test Results

Hello Newman Lake Community, The September 29th algae sampling results from Diana Bay came back positive for Microcystins toxins (0.2 ug/L). However, the concentration was well below the Washington State Department of Health recreational guidelines level of 8 ug/L....

The Legend of Bass Point

The Legend of Bass Point

The following was written by Anne Muzzy and presented at a Tri-Community Grange picnic held May 18, 1952. Before the 1880’s, each summer the shady shores of Newman Lake were covered with Indian encampments. The Indians roamed the hills for huckleberries which they...

Algae Outbreak at Newman Lake

Hello Newman Lake Community,A big Thank you to those who have been communicating with District staff regarding the recent algae outbreak.  We appreciate your concern and the time you've taken to send in photos, and notify us of the algae locations. Two water samples...

Honeymoon Bay Septic Pilot Study Update

Innovative Technology Installed and Being Tested to Improve Water Quality August 6:  Spokane Conservation District is collaborating with the Washington State Department of Ecology, Spokane County, and local property owners to improve the health of Newman Lake by...