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Storm Water and Waste Water

Storm Water

Storm water comes from rain or melting snow that doesn't soak into the ground but runs off into waterways. Storm water pollution is one of the leading non–point source pollution causes of stream health degradation in New York State. VIEW MORE >>


The College's sewer plant was upgraded in 2000. It is now an “RBC” (rotating biological contactor) plant. Our SPDES permit is for 200,000 gal. per day. The treated water is returned to the Sawkill Creek.


Where are Bard’s wetlands? Wetlands provide important ecosystem services: they filter and clean our water, mitigate the effects of floods, and offer a home to a variety of plants and animals. Click here for more wetlands information.