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Homeowner Information

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"Stop the spread of invasive species"... click here for more information.

The U.S. Environmental Protecton Agency (EPA) offersinformation for homeowners on ways to prevent non-point source water pollution around the home.

Click here to learn what you can do to prevent Nonpoint Source (NPS) Pollution in your home and community.

For more information on disposing of pesticides and other household hazardous waste in Chemung County click here.
Click here to download a printable copy of Rain Gardens - A how-to manual for homeowners (2.98 MB)

Click here for Brochures for Stormwater Best Management Practices.

2010 NYS Law Restricts Use of Phosphorus Fertilizer

2010 NYS Law Bans Sale of Phosphorus Containing Dishwasher Detergents

Stormwater Demo Area
Stormwater Demonstration Area located along the side of the Conservation Cabin at the Chemung County Fairgrounds, coordinated by the Stormwater Team, was completed with the help of Boy Scouts from Troop 43, Pine City as an Eagle Scout project of Cody Vohees who worked on the Rain Garden.  The rest of the area was completed with the help of the Chemung County Conservation District. 

Click the links for brochures on the Stormwater Demonstration Area and Rain Gardens.

The NYSDEC is conducting a survey related to the "Be Green Great Lakes Project" to gather information from the public about their lawn care & pest management practices..  Click here to learn more about the project and to complete the survey.

Water sense

Click here for the current issue of Water Sense, a publication of the US Environmental Protection Agency.

Welcome To

Chemung County

"It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to, the virtual entrance to various programs and services available through Chemung County government. This site was designed to provide you with “user-friendly” access to a variety of links to different offices and organizations that are involved with tourism, economic and community development, transportation, health and social services.Thank you for visiting!"

Chemung County
203 Lake Street
Elmira, NY 14901

County Executive Christopher Moss