Information and Resources


Improving curbside and land use practices (PDF)

  • Provided by the Department of Environmental and Forest Biology at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF)

Phosphorus and Eutrophication (PDF)

  • Provided by OFNR Research and Outreach Specialist Ally Berry


Residential Guidelines to Protect Water Quality in Cayuga County (online link)

  • Provided by the Cayuga County Water Quality Management Agency (WQMA)

Lawn Fertilizer (NYS Nutrient Runoff Law)

  • Provided by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

Town of Owasco Laws Regarding Fertilizers

  • Provided by the Town of Owasco

Support for Nutrient Management for Farming

Community Septic System Resources:

OLWMC Monthly Meeting* Videos

*Our meetings are the third Tuesday of every month at Auburn Memorial City Hall at 10:00AM and are open to the public.

  • Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 (Zoom meeting)

  • Tuesday, December 15th, 2020 (Zoom meeting)

  • Tuesday, October 20th, 2020 (Zoom meeting)

  • Tuesday, September 15th, 2020 (Zoom meeting)

  • Tuesday, August 18th, 2020 (Zoom meeting)

  • Tuesday, July 21st, 2020 (Zoom meeting)

  • Tuesday, June 16th, 2020 (Zoom meeting)

  • Tuesday, May 19th, 2020 (Zoom meeting)

  • Tuesday, April 21st, 2020 (Cancelled, documents still available below)

  • Tuesday, March 17th, 2020 (Cancelled, documents still available below)

  • Tuesday, February 18th, 2020 (video)

  • Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 (video)

  • Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 (video)

  • Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 (video)

  • Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 (video)

  • Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 (video)

  • Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 (video)

  • Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 (video)

  • Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 (video)

  • Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 (video)

  • Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 (video)

  • Tuesday November 20th, 2018 (video)

  • Tuesday October 16th, 2018 (video)


Inside Government with Guy Cosentino

  • Interview with Adam Effler, Executive Director on Nov. 21, 2019

Monthly Meeting Documents

Members of the OLWMC

Directors of the OLWMC

  • Town Owasco: Ed Wagner

  • Cayuga County: Aileen McNabb-Coleman

  • City of Auburn: Debby McCormick

  • Town of Owasco: Ed Wagner

  • Cayuga County: Aileen McNabb -Coleman

  • City of Auburn: Debby McCormick

  • Town of Niles: Joan Jayne

  • Hamlet of Locke: Mary Alice Stetz

  • Town of Scipio: TBD

  • Town of Fleming: Don Oltz

  • Town of Moravia: Terry Baxter

  • Village of Moravia: Gary Mulvaney

  • Village of Groton: Nancy Niswender

  • Town of Summerhill: Charles Ripley

  • Town of Sennett: Tom Gray

The Owasco Lake Watershed Management Council is an inter-municipal 501(c)3 nonprofit development corporation with representation from municipalities throughout the Owasco Lake Watershed.


Office: 315-283-9427