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3.22.13 World Water Day

Celebrating World Water Day

March 22nd is the 20th annual United Nations-declared World Water Day, an international day to celebrate fresh water and focus public attention upon the critical water issues of our era.

03/22/2013

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Campaign Under Way Against Unused Drugs In L.I. Water Supply

A Citizens Campaign for the Environment survey showed 51 percent of the 59 facilities it more than half of Suffolk County’s medical facilities are flushing their unused and expired medications down the toilet.

03/05/2013

Sen. Marco Rubio (credit: CBS 2)/President Barack Obama (Photo by Charles Dharapak-Pool/Getty Images)

Gun Control Hot Topic Of State Of The Union, GOP Response

The mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. took center stage Tuesday night in both President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address and the GOP response as both sides of the aisle continue the debate over gun control.

02/13/2013

Long Beach Sandy damage

Water, Sewers Coming Back In Long Beach; LIRR Bus Service Also Available

The Long Island barrier island community of Long Beach said Sunday that it has come a long way in its efforts to restore life to normal since Superstorm Sandy.

11/11/2012

Water workers survey a damaged residence on November 6, 2012 in Sea Bright, New Jersey. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Residents, Businesses In 5 NJ Counties Asked To Reduce Water Use

Crews have been working to repair the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission wastewater treatment system after it was damaged by severe flooding and power outages during Superstorm Sandy.

11/08/2012

Sink Spigot

Christie Orders Water Conservation; Municipalities Issue Boil Water Advisories

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday signed an executive order demanding that state residents conserve water until power returns, in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.

10/31/2012

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Boil Water Advisory Lifted For Most Of Northern Monmouth County

A boil water advisory has been lifted for nearly all the northern Monmouth County towns affected by a major water main break.

07/01/2012

Water Taste Test

Companies Compete For Recognition As Westchester’s Best Tasting Water

Sip and vote. That is what people in Westchester County were doing Tuesday to help determine who makes the best tap water.

05/08/2012

Rainwater barrels (credit: CBS 2)

Homeowners On Long Island Start Recycling Rain

The Town of North Hempstead started selling discounted barrels for homeowners to collect rain water.

04/03/2012

Water Main Break (credit: CBS 2)

Hundreds Will Be Without Water And Gas For Days In Washington Heights

Friday’s 12-inch water main break continued to cause problems for hundreds of residents in Washington Heights.

08/13/2011

Summer Book Sale at Pequot Library (file / credit: Pequot Library)

Annual Book Sale On At Pequot Library In Connecticut

The Pequot Library book sale is running through Tuesday in Southport.

07/22/2011

The Hudson River in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images)

Bills Approved In Westchester To Help Protect NYC Water

The Westchester County Board of Legislators have approved five separate bills that will each extend an inter-municipal agreement between the county and one of the towns that are part of the agreement to protect New York City water.

07/17/2011

Water main break in Brooklyn (credit: CBS 2)

Crews Repair Water Main Break In Brooklyn

Water began gushing out of the 12-inch main from 1941 just after 5 a.m., flooding streets in the Sunset Park section.

04/26/2011

The Tappan Zee Bridge is seen from Sleepy Hollow, NY - Aug 31, 2008 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Would You Drink Water From The Hudson River?

Well, Rockland County residents are another step closer to drinking Hudson River water.

11/23/2010

Generic Water Faucet File Photo (credit: CBS)

Ramapo College: Water Is OK To Drink

Officials at New Jersey’s Ramapo College say it’s safe to drink the water on campus again.

11/08/2010

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