Investments in Village of Mamaroneck Pay Off

Save the Sound is pleased to report that 5 years of advocacy and investments in the Village of Mamaroneck have started to produce results. For 4 years, we’ve been monitoring bacteria in Village of Mamaroneck waterways (in addition to 48 additional sites). The data are clear, we are starting to see more green – the […]

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NEW YORK CITY NITROGEN: LINKING THE EAST RIVER AND LONG ISLAND SOUND

Iconic bridges crisscross the East River as it flows through New York City neighborhoods into Long Island Sound. The East River, a “tidal strait,” plays a critical role in the health of New York City’s economy and environment—and in particular, the health and future of Long Island Sound. Save the Sound’s report, New York City […]

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Press Release: NYC Nitrogen Report, East River and Long Island Sound

Nitrogen from NYC wastewater fuels dead zones in the East River and western Sound. Recent investments have improved conditions, but there’s more to do. Our new report, based on research by Prof. Jamie Vaudrey, explains.

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Press release: NY State Approves Flawed Plans For New York City’s Massive Sewer Overflows

The plans will allow huge amounts of raw sewage to continue flowing into City waters for decades to come, endangering New Yorkers and hindering restoration efforts in Long Island Sound.

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Stunning Photos: Paddle Across the Sound 2016

On Sunday, August 14, just before sunrise, nearly two dozen paddle-boarders and kayakers set out from Rye, NY, to paddle across Long Island Sound and back as part of a fundraiser led by Nancy Vincent, owner of SUP Westchester in Mamaroneck. The 8-mile round-trip adventure was completed by 14 paddlers and three kayakers over the […]

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Byram Beach, Greenwich CT

Byram Beach is part of the 20-acre Byram Park in western Greenwich. From Memorial Day to Labor Day lifeguards are on duty. Park passes and parking permits are required. Over the past decade, Greenwich has invested over $70 million in upgrades to the sewage treatment and collection system. This continued investment in clean water has […]

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Volunteer to test water quality

Volunteers are needed! Become a citizen scientist and be empowered to get into your local water and see for yourself if water is safe for swimming or fish. Use these instructions for more information if you are interested in volunteering. If you live near southern Westchester County, Little Neck Bay or Greenwich we need your help. After […]

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Sewage pollution in Westchester demands legal action

We hoped it wouldn’t come to this. But Long Island Sound can’t wait any longer.

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