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Dane County Land & Water Resources Department

Pier Pickup Schedule

Lakes Mendota, Monona, Kegonsa

Dane County, in partnership with the City of Madison, Town of Westport, City of Monona, and Friends of Lake Kegonsa Society, will have a shoreline barge crew working to pick up aquatic trash and debris from residents' piers on Lake Mendota (Madison and Westport only), Lake Monona, and Lake Kegonsa through August. 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. 

2020 Schedule

Pick Up Dates Location of Pick Up
May 26 to May 29 Lake Monona
June 1 to June 5 Lake Mendota
June 8 to June 12 Lake Monona
June 15 to June 19 Lake Mendota, Lake Kegonsa
June 22 to June 26 Lake Monona
June 29 to July 3 Lake Mendota
July 6 to July 10 Lake Monona
July 13 to July 17 Lake Mendota, Lake Kegonsa
July 20 to July 24 Lake Monona
July 27 to July 31 Lake Mendota, Lake Kegonsa
August 3 to August 7 Lake Monona
August 10 to August 14 Lake Mendota, Lake Kegonsa
August 17 to August 21 Lake Monona
August 24 to August 28 Lake Mendota, Lake Kegonsa
September 21 to September 24 Lake Kegonsa


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