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 7.14.17

SAFETY! SAFETY! SAFETY!

This summer we are focused on LAKE SAFETY!

Want to arrange for a Power Squadron "Vessel Safety Inspection"? Call Ellen Brown at  518 384-0015  for information.

 Download the NYS BOATER'S GUIDE HERE

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Local News 8.19.17

Churchill: The upstate road where the American dream dies

Champlain The taxi arrived in the pouring rain. The mother and father exited quickly, the father yanking luggage from the minivan as the mother nestled a baby into a stroller. Two boys, perhaps four and five years old, watched as the parents struggle...

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