Increased clean water and environmental funding for New York State means a safer and more vibrant Long Island Sound.
We hoped it wouldn’t come to this. But Long Island Sound can’t wait any longer.
There have been 99 documented sewage spills in Westchester since 2010…and still counting.
Our staff and volunteers have tested 51 sites in Westchester County and Greenwich for water-borne bacteria. Here’s what they found.
Efforts will increase knowledge about water pollution in Westchester, Nassau, and Greenwich
For over a decade, state, county, and municipal officials have failed to effectively address sewage overflows and leaking sewer pipes in Westchester County.
Beaches in Westchester & Nassau counties were closed preemptively far fewer times in 2014 than in 2013. But don’t be fooled. The improvement is not a sign that the water is getting cleaner. In fact, it’s not a lasting improvement at all.
Sunday, June 8: The beaches are open today. Enjoy! The water quality is fine at Westchester’s Long Island Sound beaches, and they are open for swimming today, Saturday, June 7.