Concrete Cover

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Schumer: No Concrete Cover For Yonkers Reservoir

Federal rules required the city to build the $1.6 billion cover over Hillview Reservoir to protect it from contaminants. Local officials said it wasn’t necessary and the city is already building a new ultraviolet plant to disinfect tap water.

08/21/2011