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Dane County Land & Water Resources Department

Pier Pickup Schedule

Lakes Mendota, Monona, Waubesa, Kegonsa

Dane County, in partnership with the City of Madison, Town of Westport, City of Monona, Lake Waubesa Conservation Association, and Friends of Lake Kegonsa Society, will have a shoreline barge crew working to pick up aquatic trash and debris from residents' piers through August at the following locations:

  • Madison and Westport only:  Lake Mendota (see map)
  • Entire lake:  Lake Monona, Lake Waubesa, and Lake Kegonsa

The pick-up will collect only aquatic vegetation and other debris that have washed up on shore. They will not pick up yard waste, brush or household waste. Vegetation must be placed on the pier by Monday at 7:00 a.m. on the designated pick up day. See schedule below for specific locations. 

2021 Schedule

Pick Up Dates Location of Pick Up
May 24 to May 28 Lake Monona
May 31 to June 4 Lake Mendota
June 7 to June 11 Lake Monona, Lake Waubesa
June 14 to June 18 Lake Mendota, Lake Kegonsa
June 21 to June 25 Lake Monona
June 28 to July 2 Lake Mendota, Lake Kegonsa
July 5 to July 9 Lake Monona, Lake Waubesa
July 12 to July 16 Lake Mendota, Lake Kegonsa
July 19 to July 23 Lake Monona
July 26 to July 30 Lake Mendota, Lake Kegonsa
August 2 to August 6 Lake Monona, Lake Waubesa
August 9 to August 13 Lake Mendota, Lake Kegonsa
August 16 to August 20 Lake Monona
August 23 to August 27 Lake Mendota, Lake Kegonsa
August 30 to September 3 Lake Waubesa
September 6 to September 10 Lake Kegonsa


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