The Green Marina Education and Outreach project is a strategic collaboration between Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin Sea Grant programs to support education and outreach efforts across the Great Lakes states. Supported by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
State Resources for Boat Wash Water
This list of resources includes information about boat washing at both the federal level and in the Great Lakes region. It is not exhaustive. Please contact your state authority for additional guidance on requirements for boat hull washing.
Storm Water Permitting, Excerpt from “Environmental Compliance, Pollution Prevention, and Self Assessment Guide for the Marina Industry,” New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Pollution Prevention Unit. March 2003.
To obtain a copy of the manual, “Marina Operations for Existing Facilities,” contact DEC’s Division of Water at 518-402-8243.
This workshop and webinar informed marina and boatyard operators and Clean Marina program managers of the latest information on important environmental topics, including best practices employed by certified Clean Marinas.