Some of the most consistently contaminated water in the Hudson River flows through the Capital Region, according to a new report out by environmental group Riverkeeper. 8,000 samples were collected over 9 years on the 315 mile long river that flows from deep in the Adirondack Mountains to New York City.
The study tested for levels of Enterococcus or Entero bacteria that indicate disease-causing pathogens associated with fecal contamination. 21 … [more…]
Conklin resident Kirk Reid stands in his backyard next to his washing machine and one of his water barrels, in Conklin, Alta. on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. Reid’s house is one of several that will not be able to connect to the new water and sewer pipelines in 2019 due to a lack of plumbing. Cullen Bird/Fort McMurray Today/Postmedia Network.
Kirk Reid knows something about water conservation, living in a
Queens, NY – A $41.4 million infrastructure project in Ozone Park that is replacing water mains and sewers, and increasing the sustainability of City streets, will provide the community with 200 new trees once work is completed, the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) announced today.
The work is being managed by DDC for the NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). A trench on Tahoe Street where … [more…]