Class AA-Special Water Quality

Water Quality Standard designated for Lake George by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation under Federal Clean Water Act. The best usages of Class AA-S waters are as a source of water supply or drinking, culinary or food processing purposes; primary or secondary contact recreation; and fishing.  These waters shall contain no phosphorus and nitrogen that will result in growths of algae, weeds and slime that will impair the waters for their best usages.