Students in nearly a dozen schools were sent home early Wednesday due to a lack of water.
When it comes to drinking water, it is no longer just a choice between bottled or tap – there is flavored, fizzy and even vitamin-infused water. And some question whether all of the choices are safe.
If you’re looking for an unusual tropical vacation this time around, check out the world’s most incredible underwater hotel rooms.
Sprinklers are usually used to water lawns and keep us cool on hot days, but a landmark store near Union Square has been accused of using them to spray away the homeless.
Swimming is one of the summer’s most enjoyable activities, but something in the water could put your vision at risk.
Service was suspended in both directions between Hunts Point Avenue and 125th Street for a few hours Monday morning.
A search for a missing 27-year-old man in Raritan Bay was under way on Wednesday night.
Ninive Petrocelli was a talented and intelligent artist and businesswoman, but officials said she was not wearing a life jacket on her boat this past weekend when she went overboard and lost her life.
A woman reported missing early Sunday was found dead in the waters off Long Island several hours later, and police were investigating the circumstances of her death.
Almost everybody has heard that they should be drinking eight glasses of water every day to stay healthy, and for many people that means drinking from a bottle. Now, experts say, all of that drinking could cause premature aging.
Officials are trying to address concerns from local residents about the quality of their drinking water more than a month after top officials were indicted on charges they hid elevated levels of a contaminant.
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.
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.
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.
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.