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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has added a link to a translation service developed by Microsoft Inc., entitled Bing Translator, as a convenience to visitors to the DEC website who speak languages other than English.

Additional information can be found at DEC's Language Assistance Page.


The Pond Brochure discusses permitting issues and construction of farm and recreational ponds.

The brochure is available in PDF format as a fanfold document which you may print and fold to create a facsimile of the original. It is also available as an HTML document for viewing on your browser.

If you would like the PDF version but do not have the free acrobat reader available, you may go to our instructional page for PDF help.

Pond Brochure

Pond Brochure (PDF, 104 KB)

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