Onondaga Lake


History of Onondaga LakeHistory

View the history of Onondaga Lake including the events that led to its pollution.

Current status Onondaga Lake Current Status

Information on the current condition of the Onondaga Lake as well as data on methods used to monitor the lakes status.

Metro-SyracuseMetro-Syracuse, History & Summary

Overview on how the main sewage treatment plant in the region operates, as well as a brief history of the plant and plans for upgrading this facility.

Environmental Investigation Ononondaga Lake Environmental Investigations

Information and photos of environmental investigations of Onondaga Lake and a history of its inclusion on the NPL list and what this means.





Note: we appreciate the use of the above historical image of sailing on Onondaga Lake, from the Preservation Association of Central New York.