Herbicide treatment will be Monday Aug 9th
Some BIP residents will start seeing bright yellow signs popping up in their neighborhoods this weekend in anticipation of the scheduled Herbicide treatment on MONDAY AUG 9th.
BIPC asks boaters to stay away from below treatment areas on Monday as Solitude Lake Management will begin treatment at 9:30 am by Air boat to the following areas:
• Boulder Cove
• Dam Cove
• Drew Brook
• Taylor Brook
• Blueberry Circle (northern most cove)
• swap west of blueberry circle (longview dr Hampstead)
• George’s Island (area across from blueberry circle)
The following temporary water use restrictions are in place for treatment areas:
• No swimming for 6 hours within 200 ft of treatment area
• No water use for animals/livestock for 1 day within 200 ft of treatment area
• No drinking or irrigation on turf or landscape for 3 days
• No use of water to food crops/gardens for 5 days
If you still have questions after reviewing the website information feel free to reach out to BIPC or Solitude Lake Management, the application vendor.
Big Island Pond
Big Island Pond is a 500 acre water body located in the towns of Atkinson, Derry and Hampstead, New Hampshire. Home to year-round and seasonal residents, Big Island Pond offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities such as swimming, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, motor boating and water skiing. Public conservation lands around Big Island Pond also offer hiking and nature trails, biking, bird watching and picnicking.
Additional information about these and other features of life at Big Island Pond can be found within this website. Subjects of general interest are listed at the left side of each page, and links to specific subjects are displayed at the top of each page. Please feel free to share your own experiences of Big Island Pond by clicking on any of the Contact Us links at the bottom of each page. Your suggestions for improving this website are always welcome.
Have a safe and enjoyable time at Big Island Pond!
Big Island Pond Corporation
In order to protect and conserve our precious resource, Big Island Pond Corp, was formed in order to provide support in the effort to protect and preserve Big Island Pond for many generations in the future.
Big Island Pond Corp works year round to protect the lake and it’s dam through education, cooperation and collaboration with its members and the residents.
If you wish to help support this effort please send a check to: Big Island Pond Corp
PO Box 297, Hampstead NH 03841