Nassau County Water Safe to Drink

Robert McEvoy, president of the Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners Association (NSWCA) called the Atlanta-based Weather Channel after a recent report suggested that the public water in Nassau County was unsafe to drink due to salt water intrusion because of the recent storm.  He said they were bombarded with calls from concerned citizens. Mr. McEvoy told […]


Citizens Campaign for the Environment, Friends of the Bay, Group for the East End, Vision Long Island, the Sierra Club, Sustainability Institute, and the Long Island Pine Barrens Society, are calling upon the Department of Environmental Conservation to protect Long Island’s drinking water by calling for zero tolerance for pesticides in drinking water and to ban the […]

The Ripple Effect

The Ripple Effect, a new book by Alex Prud’homme, could not be more timely.  This book is an essential read for anyone who wishes to become educated about the myriad challenges to global freshwater supplies – depletion of aquifers, threats posed by hydrofracking, how rivers and oceans are affected by stormwater runoff, how wastewater is […]