Articles Tagged ‘wastewater’

Suffolk - Septic County - Long Island Press - Volume 10, Issue 08

Suffolk County Septic Systems Polluting Water Supply

Suffolk’s antiquated septic systems are polluting our drinking water and waterways



Toxic Seaweed: Wastewater and sludge flows from Nassau County Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant has spawned mammoth swells of hydrogen sulfide-emitting seaweed in Point Lookout.

EPA Releases $11M To Fix Bay Park Sewage Plant

Following years of urging, and currently amid illegal discharges of…



Cedar Creek Spared Great Neck’s Sewage

Resolving a seven-year tug-of-war over the best way to comply with state and federal environmental laws while dealing with several million gallons of sewage, Great Neck and its surrounding areas’ residents produce on a daily basis—in the most cost-efficient way—North Hempstead Supervisor Jon Kaiman and the Town Board unanimously approved a $60 million bond resolution Nov. 17 to upgrade an existing wastewater facility and decommission another.

The result will be a new, environmentally friendly state-of-the-art tertiary sewage treatment plant that will utilize cutting-edge technology, including an oxidation ditch, slash nitrogen emissions into the Long Island Sound, while simultaneously saving costs and consolidating services throughout the Great Neck peninsula, say proponents.