DEEP: Boating


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The 2012 Annual Boating Achievement Report and Accidents Statistics is available.

A Notice of Intent to Amend the Boating Safety Regulations to create a Slow-No-Wake Zone on Lake Waramaug has been issued.  The Public Hearing was held on November 8, 2013.  Public comment is being accepted until January 6, 2014. 

It is illegal to transport certain aquatic invasive species on your boat hull or trailer.

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The Department of Energy & Environmental Protection is working hard to keep Connecticut’s waterways safe, clean and fun for all boaters. We look to every boat operator to help us in our efforts by knowing and obeying the laws and regulations as well as exercising sound environmental practices.

Enjoy your time on our waters. Make the sound choice to boat safely and responsibly.