Water Quality Report

Below are the Key findings of the 2010 Water Quality Report.  Click here to review or print the entire report.
• Nitrogen nutrients show wide fluctuation, but are statistically stable
for last 20 years.
• Phosphorus has increased significantly in the last 10 years
• Measures that correlate with increased phosphorus have also
increased (chlorophyll, total coliform).
• Phosphorus is the limiting nutrient for biological activity in Ballston
lake, increased nitrogen would not dramatically affect water quality.
• High lake levels and watershed inflow are the primary suspects in
increased Phosphorus
• More measurements are needed to fully assess the source of
increasing phosphorus

News & Events 5/10/2017

Ballston Lake boat safety course news release to be re-distributed

The previously sent e-blast about the Boater Safety Course had an error. The following version is correct. Certification - by passing this 8 hour course - is mandatory for youth age 10 and up to operate a motor boat. Certification – by passing this 8 hour course - is mandatory for all (adults and kids over 14) who operate personal water craft (jet skis). Sorry for any convenience or confusion the error may have caused.

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Thanks to all the volunteers who made this year's Clean-Up Day such  a success!

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Local News 5/22/2017

Four firefighters injured after fire truck rolls over in Queensbury

QUEENSBURY — Four firefighters were injured Sunday afternoon after their fire truck rolled over on Clements Road, the Warren County Sheriff's Office said Monday. Members of the Bay Ridge Fire Department were returning from an emergency medical ser...

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