New Marine Sanitation Device and Y-Valve Video for Boaters Increase (Online) Tools to Help Water Quality

Properly disposing of boat sewage makes a significant difference in water quality and the marine environment that attracts millions of people recreating year-round, but especially now in the summer months. Improperly discharging sewage overboard can spread diseases, harm aquatic life, impact nutrient levels in the water, and compromises our enjoyment of the water.

A new vessel sewage video is now available for boaters. This video—developed by The Bay Foundation—clearly and easily explains the laws regarding boat Marine Sanitation Devices, the effects of discharging sewage overboard, and how to properly secure a boat’s Y-valve to prevent an accidental sewage discharge…

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