Smoke Signals – News

June 8, 2022

Important Entry Gate Reminders

Recently we had an incident where someone lent their gate card to someone who then used the card to let someone into the community who they did not know.  The situation required Crawford County Sheriffs Department (CCSD) to resolve once the person was allowed into the community. Here are some […]
June 3, 2022

E.coli Water Testing Results

The board completed another round of E.coli testing this week after last week’s elevated results.  We are pleased to report that the E.coli profile across the lake has dropped considerably, and all areas of the lake are well within the acceptable standards set by the EPA.  Click for Test Results […]
June 3, 2022

Post Memorial Day Followups

How old do you need to be to operate a motorized watercraft at Indian Lake? SECTION 3. LAKE RULES. A. OPERATION OF BOATS              3. Members are urged to be sure youngsters do not operate any motorized watercraft                 unless legally qualified or under adult supervision. No one under the age […]
June 1, 2022

ILPOA Communication Committee Update

Please see the agenda for the ILPOA 5/17/23 Communications Committee meeting. Also for your review are the meetings from the previous Communications Committee which were approved as submitted. Any questions or concerns can be communicated to me at  As you can see, much of our focus is on the […]
June 1, 2022

Ballot Results

Ballots for the proposed ILPOA Rule and Regulation change for “Section 2. Boats. Paragraph F. Boat/ Trailer Parking At ILPOA Docks And Launching Areas. Paragraph 4.” were counted today by our ILPOA Balloting Committee.  The proposed change passed as 381 of the 464 valid returned ballots voted yes ( 82% […]
May 25, 2022

Water Testing Results (05/25/22)

We conducted Algal testing and E.coli testing ahead of the holiday weekend. Sampling for Harmful Algal Blooms was conducted on 5/19/22 and we tested for E.coli on 5/24/22. Those reports are attached to this post. As has been the case since for the last several years, we are seeing high […]
May 25, 2022

Memorial Day Weekend Reminders

Memorial Day Weekend is special because it means our community is at full strength enjoying everything the Indian Lake has to offer.  It is also a great time for everyone to get reacquainted, share what’s new in each other’s lives, enjoy some lake time, catch some fish and take advantage […]
May 20, 2022

Lake Restoration Update

Dear Members, Below you will find a newsletter update from our consultant partner Dr. Jennifer Jermalowicz-Jones of Lake Restorative Sciences. Dr. JJ is tasked with working with our board and our vendor Sis-Bio to ensure we are driving the right outcomes for our lake ecosystem. Next week, we will be […]