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.
- From the lakeshore to the ridge tops, property management impacts Lake George.
- Lake George water quality has steadily declined over the past several decades due to land use and development.
- Stormwater runoff is widely recognized today as the single biggest threat to the water quality of Lake George.
- 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.