Nitrogen

Suffolk County Approves $10 Million Septic Plan

May 17, 2017
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The Suffolk County Legislature has approved a $10 million grant program to help homeowners pay for new septic systems as part of an effort to combat nitrogen levels in the water.

Courtesy of Village of Northport

New upgrades to Northport’s wastewater treatment plant, which the village hopes will minimize nitrogen output into Long Island Sound, will be completed by the end of the summer.

Suffolk County Launches Septic Improvement Program

Mar 30, 2017
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Hundreds of thousands of residents in Suffolk County continue to use outdated septic systems or cesspools, which has led to increased levels of nitrogen contaminating Long Island’s water.

Suffolk County Considering Expansion Plan For Sewer Sytem

Sep 15, 2016
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Towns on the South Shore of Long Island want to create a sewer system, which they say could mean economic growth for several downtown areas that are limited by their decades-old septic systems.

Suffolk County Holds Hearings On Water Quality

Sep 12, 2016
JD Allen / WSHU

At a joint hearing in Smithtown, New York, State Senate and Assembly Committees heard testimony on Suffolk County’s ongoing nitrogen water quality problem.

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