Town of Lake George Earns Certification

The Town of Lake George has become the first municipality in North America to earn the Sustainable Winter Management (SWiM) Program certification for employing best practices in maintaining safe winter driving conditions while reducing the use of road salt.

The FUND for Lake George has identified road salt runoff as one of the greatest threats to the water quality of Lake George and other area waterways,and is coordinatinga multi-year salt-reduction effort among the municipalitiesintheLakeGeorgebasin – the most advanced effort in North America – with a goal of reducing road salt usage by 50% by 2020.

This story was originally published on thehaguechronicle.org.