Boat and Dock Maintenance

Picture by photographer Don HabermanIf you go boating or have a dock on the lake, you can be a key player in keeping good water quality   in Beaver Lake.  By understanding potential impacts of boating practices you can ensure that the waters we all depend on will not be damaged.  This chapter of Beaver LakeSmart examines boating-related activities and what you can do to minimize possible harm to the environment and the lake.  In the chapter you will learn about boat cleaning and maintenance; spill prevention and waste disposal; and dock construction and maintenance.  By completing this chapter you will learn to identify, evaluate, and reduce the pollution risks through environmentally responsible boating practices.