Mount Vernon’s Neglect Puts Residents at Risk

A report from Tracy Brown, Director, Save the Sound You may recall, I first addressed this issue five years ago, when Save the Sound was made aware of untreated wastewater (including sewage) flowing from the city of Mount Vernon into the Hutchinson and Bronx Rivers that continues downstream into Eastchester Bay and Long Island Sound, […]

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BEACH REPORT: 200+ LIS Beaches Get Their Water Quality Grades

TOP 20 LONG ISLAND SOUND BEACHES BASED ON BEST WATER QUALITY HIGHLIGHTED IN BEACH REPORT FROM SAVE THE SOUND  10 Years of Data Show Water Pollution Patterns Differ by Beach and by Region; Troubling Trends in Wet Weather MAMARONECK, New York/NEW HAVEN, Connecticut — August 2, 2019 – The nonprofit organization Save the Sound released results of its […]

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Sound Swim Alert, Saturday, September 5

Sound Swim Alert: Happy Labor Day weekend! Long Island Sound beaches are open today in Westchester County, Nassau County, and Greenwich.

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Sound Swim Alert: Saturday, August 29

Sound Swim Alert: Beaches are open across the Western Long Island Sound in Greenwich, Westchester, and Nassau County. However, the Nassau County Department of Health is currently reporting that Biltmore Beach Club in Massapequa is closed due to elevated bacteria levels. 

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Sound Swim Alert, Saturday, August 22

Sound Swim Alert: A Beautiful Day for Enjoying the Sound. Long Island Sound beaches are open today in Westchester County, Nassau County, and Greenwich. For those who are new to our Sound Swim Alerts, welcome! We let you know each weekend and holiday morning if your local beaches are open for swimming or closed. Check here […]

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Sound Swim Alert, Saturday August 15

Sound Swim Alert: A Beautiful Day for Enjoying the Sound. Long Island Sound beaches are open today in Westchester County, Nassau County, and Greenwich.

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Sound Swim Alert, Saturday July 25

Beaches are Open! It’s a beautiful summer day and beaches in Westchester and Nassau County are open! We hope you will get out and enjoy some Sound swimming. To see which local beaches are open for swimming, check here on Green Cities Blue Waters, follow us on  Facebook and Twitter, or sign-up to receive swim alerts as […]

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Sound Swim Alert, Sunday July 19

Beaches are Open! With hot temperatures and clear skies it’s a great day to hit the beach and stay cool!

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