The Princeton Hydro 2018 Report indicates that Lake Sagamore is in excellent condition. Phosphorus concentrations were slightly above the recommended threshold, while transparency is acceptable and nuisance plant growth is minimal. The following section will touch briefly on what the community can do to ensure the lake is in as good or better condition for future generations.
The focus for maintaining acceptable lake water quality will be on making sure excessive nutrients do not enter the lake from the watershed. There are many things a homeowner can do to facilitate this goal. The following provides a very brief synopsis of basic steps a homeowner can make to ensure excellent lake quality.