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Clean Water Plan Public Participation

Information, documents, and links to information about TMDLs or watershed plans that are currently in development and in the public participation phase, and the dates and locations of public meetings are listed on this page.

There are no upcoming public meetings announced.

What to expect at public meetings

Before a draft TMDL or watershed plan is developed, DEC meets with the watershed community to introduce the process, share information about what DEC knows about the waterbody, and to get feedback from the community. For specific waterbodies, additional meetings may be held throughout the process, as needed.

TMDLs in Development
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Honeoye and Conesus Lakes

A public meeting took place on August 25, 2015 for Conesus Lake and on August 26, 2015 for Honeoye Lake. A copy of the presentation given at each meeting is available in the "Related documents and links" column to the right.

A public meeting also took place on December 15, 2014 for both lakes. An audio and visual recording of the presentation given at that meeting is available in the "Related documents and links" column to the right.

Please direct any questions about the presentations to or 518-402-8179.

August 25th Conesus Lake public meeting presentation (PDF) (1.06 MB)

August 26th Honeoye Lake public meeting presentation (PDF) (945 KB)

December 15th Honeoye and Conesus Lakes public meeting presentation (offsite links, leaving DEC website):

Public comment period after completion of draft documents

Once a draft document has been developed, there is a public comment period during which there is an opportunity to review and comment on the document. Comments are reviewed by staff and taken into consideration when preparing the final document that will be submitted for approval.

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