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Meetings are held the first Saturday of the month.

 May 4th, June 1st, July 6th,  August 3rd,

Sept 7th, Oct 5th

 Annual meeting will be held on Sept 7th.

Held at 9 am - Watervliet Township Hall


As one of PPLA’s 2024 initiatives, we would like to send the yearly letter electronically to those of you who choose this option.  We will also use your email to update our riparians on upcoming events, lake news, etc.   

NOTE; we will not share your email address!


Click on the email link below to fill out the attached form which will go the Communications Administrator. 

For the first 100 people who send us their email, we will send you a Paw Paw Lake cling-on sticker for your car!


The Berrien County Marine Patrol had an increased presence on Paw Paw Lake this past summer which was a good thing for everyone!  We had a representative from the Marine Patrol come to one of our PPLA meetings, and he provided some very valuable information on three areas:

  • Requirements / Laws for PWC’s (Jet Skis). 

  • Requirements by size of watercraft for things such as number of life jackets (PFD’s), working horn, lights, fire extinguishers, etc.  This is listed on the attached PDF.  (Citations are written when equipment is missing.)

  • Activity sheet from the Marine Division for Paw Paw Lake


Check it out! This information will make us all safer on the lake. It’s never too early to plan!


 The Mission

Be Responsible for your Wake!

The SAPAC group was disbanded by vote of both Coloma and Watervliet Township Boards in June of 2023.  It was replaced with a contract with Progressive AE which is a professional lake management service.  Progressive AE holds monthly meetings with the Township Boards.  Updates for Progressive AE activities are presented at both Coloma and Watervliet Township Board monthly meetings which are open to the public.  

News from Special Assessment Project Advisory Committee...

News from Paw Paw Lake Foundation...

PPLF drain improvement initiatives have included B&D Sediment Basin clean outs funded by the PPLF, a new survey of both the B&D Drain and the Green Drain co-funded with the SAD, and the exploration of a new sediment basin for the Green Drain. 

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You Need to Know


Lakeside Boat

Resources & Links


Boating Safety

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