About Manitowish Waters Lakes Association

Established in 1992, the Manitowish Waters Lakes Association is a non-profit corporation advocating for clean, healthy lake and river environments in our Township.

Our Purpose:

“The purpopse of the Manitowish Waters Lakes Association is to maintain, protect and enhance the quality of the Manitowish Waters Chain of Lakes and other waters in Manitowish Waters township for the benefit of the members and the general public.”
This site is intended to provide timely and easily accessible information to our members.  As always, your input is of great value.  Please use the menu above to navigate our site as well as to give us feedback on how we may serve you better. 

We are involved in:

  • Water Clarity and Quality Testing
  • Navigation and Boating Regulation Awareness
  • Monitoring Local Government Meetings
  • Publishing a Newsletter
  • Adopt a Highway Program
  • Annual Town 4th of July and Colorama Events
  • Safeguarding Our Waters from Aquatic Invasive Species
  • Volunteering at Boat Landings for the “Clean Boats Clean Waters” Program

The MWLA has standing committees in:

  • Public Communications
  • Community Outreach
  • Government Relations
  • Water Ecology & Safety

Who can be a member? All persons, businesses and organizations residing on or owning property within one mile of the waters of the Manitowish Waters chain of lakes and all other lakes and rivers located wholly or partially within Manitowish Waters Township shall be eligible for membership in the Association. In addition, eligibility for membership shall be extended to those individuals who reside within one mile of the described waters at least one month per year. Dues are $25 per year covering June 1 to May 31 of the following year.

Annual Meeting: The annual meeting of the Association shall be held in the vicinity of Manitowish Waters during the month of July. The date, time and place shall be arranged by the Board of Directors unless otherwise specified by the previous annual meeting. The agenda of the annual meeting shall include elections, discussion of projects, adoption of a budget, member concerns and an educational program. Members, guests, and the public are cordially invited to attend.

Our next annual meeting/picnic will be held on Saturday, July 23, 2011 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the MW pavilion. Registration begins at 3:30 p.m.