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Exclusive: Suffolk County testing water filter for carcinogen found in ...
"We have approximately 275 wells that have detections for 1,4 dioxane," said Kevin Durk, director of Water Quality & Laboratory Services at the Suffolk County Water Authority. Experts say 1,4-dioxane is a virtually unregulated carcinogenic chemical ...
What's in Long Island Water
The Environmental Protection Agency has asked water companies to check drinking water samples for 28 potentially dangerous contaminants that are not now regulated under the Safe Drinking Water Act. Type in your address into this Newsday / News 12 ...
Southampton Town Could Abandon Water Main Running Under Shinnecock Bay; Pay ...
Southampton Town is considering abandoning a relatively new but leaky water main that runs under Shinnecock Bay, supplying a half dozen oceanfront businesses in Hampton Bays, and spending an estimated $800,000 on a new main that would connect ...
Suffolk Homeowners Baffled By Massive Water Bills
“My neighbor across the street had his water bill go up 3 times, 300 percent. No one really understands it. It's become an issue in the community.
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Billionaire, East End water users urged to curb consumption
Suffolk residents, including those on the East End, use about 160,000 gallons annually, well below the millions consumed by the authority's top users. Billionaire industrialist David Koch, 76, who has a 4-acre estate in Southampton, again headed the ...
Cancer-Causing Chromium-6 Found in 1247 of 1417 Long Island Drinking Water ...
Less than two percent of water systems across the national have chromium-6 levels of higher than 10 parts per billion, the EPA says.
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Officials Assure Islip Residents Water Near Contaminated Sites Is Safe
Jim Gaughran, chairperson of the Suffolk County Water Authority, said Tuesday it takes a long time for pesticides, metals and other contaminants to get into the ground water supply.
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Drinking Water for 5.2 Million People Tainted by Unsafe Levels of PFCs
CORRECTION: The original version of this article erroneously state that PFOA and PFOS had been detected in a small number of samples in New York City; Kalamazoo, Mich.
Long Island Residents Worry About Carcinogenic Chemical In Water
Amid the questions, the Suffolk County Water Authority is being proactive, building a nearly $1 million ultraviolet reactor - the first of its kind in the state - that can neutralize 1,4-dioxane.
Suffolk private sewage plants violating pollution standards
MacArthur Plaza, a commercial office building on Veteran's Memorial Highway in Holbrook shown on Dec. 10. 2015, violated standards for 33 months in a four-year period by discharging excessive amounts of nitrogen into Suffolk County's ground and surface ...