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L.I. Hospital: Reused Insulin Pen Part May Mean Hepatitis, HIV Risk For Patients

The South Nassau Communities Hospital has advised that some patients who received injections from an insulin pen should get tested for hepatitis and HIV.

03/11/2014

A police dive team doing a drill in a reservoir near West Milford, N.J. found a car with human body parts inside on June 12, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

Police Dive Team Makes Gruesome Discovery In New Jersey Reservoir

A police dive team just doing a drill ended up finding a car — with human body parts inside – in a reservoir near West Milford, N.J.

06/12/2013

(Photo by Jeff Geraldi/ Florida Keys News Bureau via Getty Images)

Report: Body Found After Boat Sinks In New Jersey Reservoir

A man’s body was found 70 feet below the surface in a northwest New Jersey reservoir Monday after a boat sank, according to published reports.

04/01/2013

Neversink Reservoir (credit: NYC.gov)

DEP Police Call For More Officers To Patrol NYC Drinking Water Supply

New York City has a special police force that operates only outside the five boroughs. The officers are tasked with protecting the city’s drinking water at upstate reservoirs.

12/11/2012

Gilboa Dam (credit: http://www.erh.noaa.gov/)

City Continues Flood Control Work On Upstate Dam

The three-week DEP project will install at least one of two planned “siphons,” steel pipes that will be used to draw water out of the Gilboa Dam reservoir.

12/02/2012

Jersey Shore

High Winds, Intense Waves Slam Jersey Shore As Sandy Bears Down

The storm is forecast to linger for 36 hours, according to experts. The prolonged event means high tides will complicate the effects of the storm.

CBS New York–10/28/2012

Neversink Reservoir (credit: NYC.gov)

Expanded Boating Season On NYC’s Upstate Reservoirs Deemed A ‘Success’

City environmental officials this summer began allowing small boats on the Neversink, Pepacton, Schoharie, and Cannonsville reservoirs as long as the boats were steam cleaned to protect the drinking water.

10/14/2012

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

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Reservoir Water Pits Big Apple Against Farm County

At their heaviest, the water discharges can stir up sediment and turn the creek brown, spoiling trout fishing and bothering farmers who use the water for irrigation.

01/15/2011

Generic Water Faucet File Photo (credit: CBS)

Brutal Heat Puts Parts Of NJ Under Drought Watch

The Garden State is turning into a drought state, as New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection says an increased demand for water has caused a serious drop in reservoir levels.

CBS 2–08/05/2010