Special Report

Septic Summit Recap

Did you miss the Septic Summit? We'll have videos documenting sessions that you can watch and share to see solutions that will keep Lake George clean and clear. These could be adapted for any watershed in the Adirondacks and beyond.


Septic Summit addresses pollution potential in region

“Everybody knows about septic systems being a problem in Lake George. I call it the elephant in the basin,” said Tom West, a FUND board member. Solutions for effective wastewater management were discussed at the Septic Summit, including an inventory of problem septic sites and analysis of areas where there could be septic issues.