How Your Property Impacts Lake George

Properties throughout the Lake George watershed impact Lake George’s water quality. Residents and property owners have a role in the protection and stewardship of the lake.

Key Messages

  1. From the lakeshore to the ridge tops, property management impacts Lake George.
  2. Lake George water quality has steadily declined over the past several decades due to land use and development.
  3. Stormwater runoff is widely recognized today as the single biggest threat to the water quality of Lake George.
  4. There are many land management practices that mitigate the impacts of development, while providing property owners with the full use and enjoyment of their lands.

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