Posts Tagged ‘sewage’

New Water Quality Data for the Hudson, and a One-of-a-Kind Saw Mill River Snapshot

The results of water quality sampling during Riverkeeper’s September Hudson River patrol are now available at the Water Quality section at riverkeeper.org. The water quality monitoring portion of t… Read More

Campaign Highlights Three Ways Homeowners Can Protect Water Quality

For Immediate Release: September 22, 2015 Contact: Dan Shapley, 845-797-2158, dshapley@riverkeeper.org County Health Departments join Riverkeeper in SepticSmart Week outreach to reduce costly and envi… Read More

Public Meeting – CSO Long Term Control Plan for the Gowanus Canal

DEP will give a brief presentation at 6:30 followed by a question and answer session. When there are heavy rains and the sewer system is at full capacity, a diluted mixture of rain water and sewage, a… Read More

Riverkeeper’s Annual Water Quality Report Finds Goal of Swimmable Hudson has not been Attained — Increased Regulations, Infrastructure Investment, Water Testing and Pollution Enforcement Needed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tina Posterli, 516-526-9371, tposterli@riverkeeper.org 23% of Water Samples and 61% of Sample Sites Fail to Meet EPA Safe Swimming Guidelines OSSINING, NY – July 17, … Read More

Riverkeeper Supports EPA Plan for Gowanus Canal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tina Posterli, 516-526-9371, tposterli@riverkeeper.org Ossining, NY – September 30, 2013 – EPA released its Record of Decision (“ROD”) for the Gowanus Canal toda… Read More

NYLCV Requests Expansion and Enforcement of the Sewage Pollution Right to Know Law

Kingston Violates Sewage Pollution Right to Know Law

For Immediate Release Contact: Tina Posterli, 914-478-4501 x 239 or tposterli@riverkeeper.org Riverkeeper water quality tests show high levels of fecal contamination as sewage continues to flow into T… Read More

Riverkeeper Updates Water Quality Site in Time for July 4th Weekend

For Immediate Release Contact: Tina Posterli, 914-478-4501 x 239 or tposterli@riverkeeper.org Shows beach advisories, regulatory action levels and most/least fecal contaminated locations Ossining, NY… Read More

Tarrytown Pump Station Upgrade Could Mean Less Sewage in the Hudson

Another look at sewage pipe

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