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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.

Miscellaneous Guidance Documents

Miscellaneous guidance on issues relating the waters of New York State can be found in the following pages:

Manual for Completing the Discharge Monitoring Report for SPDES (545KB PDF)

The Plain English Guide for Testing and Reporting of Small Wastewater Systems

Water Quality Improvement Project Information for Applicants