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The Owasco Lake Watershed Inspection Program submits monthly inspection reports to The Citizen in an effort to provide the public with information on surveillance and violations. For additional details or information on the inspection program’s projects, inspections and the watershed’s rules and regulations, visit owascoinspection.org or call (315) 427-5188 or (315) 252-4171.

February-March 2018

Feb. 9: Lake shoreline; Fire Lane 19/Scipio; unauthorized shoreline disturbance without permit; project undergoing permitting and evaluation

Feb. 15: Lake shoreline; Koenig Point/Niles; site visit/construction erosion plan review; project permitted and inspections ongoing

Feb. 16: Dutch Hollow; Route 38A/Niles; site visit/construction erosion plan review; project permitted and inspections ongoing

Feb. 16: Martin Point tributary; Bevier Road/Owasco; stormwater/construction site soil disturbance; project permitted and inspections ongoing

March 8: Koenig Point tributary; Rockefeller Road/Owasco; unusual odor originating near stream; inspected stream for 1 mile, but could not find source(s)

March 20: Owasco Inlet; Route 38/Locke; small petroleum spill in a residential driveway; spill contained before reaching waterways

March 20: Westside lake shore; Route 38/Fleming; shore dredging project; permitted and completed

March 20: Northside lake shore; East Lake Road/Owasco; deer carcass in lake/algae growth in water; carcass removed and water sampled for nutrients

March 28: Eastside lake shore; Emmi Drive/Owasco; unauthorized shoreline disturbance without permit; permit required to be completed and submitted to state Department of Environmental Conservation

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