The Town takes great pride in its Great South Bay and has put numerous measures in place to protect it from pollution, erosion, and other natural disasters. The town has many programs to protect Great South Bay. The Town has been a very active participant in the South Shore Estuary Reserve Program for over 30 years. The Comprehensive plan has just been updated. Projects have included watershed plans, wetland restoration, and storm water treatment wetlands and the installation a litter capturing device on some of the towns’ watershed. The Town operates a comprehensive Bay Management Program and developed and maintains a comprehensive storm water management program. Briefly, this program incorporates a multi- faceted approach to reduce pollution from entering surface waters and the Great South Bay and includes the following components:
More information about Babylon’s stormwater program can be found online, Stormwater Program, or by calling the Town's Department of Environmental Control at (631) 422-7670.
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