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May 31 marked the second anniversary of formation of the Hudson River muncipalitiesDrinking Water Intermunicipal Council , which focuses on protecting the Hudson River as the source of drinking water for more than 100,000 people.  Better known as the Hudson 7, the council is made […] More
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Riverkeeper compiles the available information – and unanswered questions – on the possible risks the COVID-19 virus may pose via sewage-contaminated water. More
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In this series of posts, Riverkeeper compiles the available information – and unanswered questions – on the possible risks the COVID-19 virus may pose via sewage-contaminated water. New York is at the center of the COVID-19 pandemic, and it’s urgent that we stay focused on […] More
In this series of posts, Riverkeeper compiles the available information – and unanswered questions – on the possible risks the COVID-19 virus may pose via sewage-contaminated water. New York is at the center of the COVID-19 pandemic, and it’s urgent that we stay focused on […] More
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Modernizing our sewage infrastructure is an important way to protect the public from exposure to pathogens, including potentially the COVID-19 virus. More
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As a precaution, Riverkeeper has postponed the start of our community science water sampling program in the Hudson Valley and NYC. More
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Riverkeeper recommends people avoid contact with water that may be affected by untreated sewage or sewage that has been treated without disinfection. More
New York State announced last week it will invest $117 million in clean water projects in our region, catalyzing a total investment of at least $313 million. With the latest round of investment, more than $1 billion has been invested in just the last three […] More
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In September, my colleague Sebastian Pillitteri and I traveled North to visit The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy, located near the mouth of the Mohawk River and Federal Lock, as a potential spot for an upcoming Water Quality Community Science celebration event to be […] More
We demand that New York comply with the Sewage Pollution Right to Know Act and alert the public every time raw sewage is overflowing. More

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