We know that excess nutrients in the lake can aggravate cyanobacteria blooms. Potential sources of nutrients include erosion and dirty runoff from shoreline properties, as well as poorly functioning septic systems.
A Waste Management Workshop was held recently at the Fairlee Town Hall in the interest of sharing the latest innovations on septic system function and maintenance.
Here is a zoom link to the presentation (fyi – the quality of the video is not great, but you will benefit from the information that is presented):
Thank you to *Cristin Ashmankas for taking the time from her busy schedule to make this presentation and the follow-up Q&A session.
*Cristin Ashmankas, Hydrogeologist & Sedimentologist,
IA Technology Approvals, Designer Licensing Program Manager,
Compliance Program Administrator, Regional Engineer,
Public Outreach Coordinator
Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation
Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Division, Regional Office Program