Save the Sound Comments on the Suffolk County Subwatersheds Wastewater Plan and Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement

Ken Zegel, PE Associate Public Health Engineer Suffolk County Department of Health Services Dear Mr. Zegel, On behalf of Save the Sound, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation dedicated to protecting and restoring Long Island Sound and its tributary waterways, please accept these comments expressing our strong support for the Suffolk County Subwatersheds Wastewater Plan (SWP) and […]

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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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Our Edgewood Bioswale is finished!

After nearly two weeks of labor and several rain delays, our bioswale at Edgewood School in New Haven is finished!

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Now Is the Time! Check for Sewage Overflows

It’s pouring rain across our region, which makes this a great time to go outside and check to see how your local sewer infrastructure is holding up.

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We’re building a bioswale! So what is that?

A man-made garden ditch specifically designed to capture and filter rainwater! Learn more about our New Haven project here.

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Fall Patrols on western Long Island Sound

In the past week I went on two patrols of the Sound with local fishermen and Sound enthusiasts. Getting out on the water with local boaters is the best way to explore the many local treasures along our coastline and to learn about community concerns, challenges and opportunities.

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Save the Sound Volunteer Helps Stop Sewage Spill at Marshlands in Rye

Prompt action by a Save the Sound volunteer and the Westchester County Department of Environmental Facilities resulted in a repair to a manhole had spilled raw sewage into Marshlands Conservancy nature sanctuary last month.

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