Concerns Over Water Quality In Parts Of Middlesex County Due To PFOA LevelsAs CBS2's Vanessa Murdock reports, a contaminant flows through some of the tap water - Perfluorooctanoic Acid - or PFOA for short.
Long Island Asks Homeowners To Install Smart Technology Systems To Help Conserve WaterLong Island has 48 water districts. Most will offer rebates or refunds for smart controller technology, which can cost $100-300 before installation.
Newark Water Crisis: New Plan Revealed To Fast-Track Process Of Replacing Lead PipesUnder the plan, Essex County will issue a $120 million bond to replace the problematic lead service pipes. It drastically speeds up the ongoing project, which was initially scheduled to take eight to 10 years. Now, it’s expected to take a year and a half to three years.
Newark Water Crisis: National Action Network To Rally In Support Of Mayor Ras BarakaCommunity leaders, clergy and local elected officials – including the mayors of Plainfield and Orange – are expected to attend the rally outside City Hall.
'Rust Tide' In Long Island Waters May Affect Your Labor Day PlansOver-blooming algae has left many beach goers being greeted by "rust tide" and it’s putting a damper on some Labor Day plans.
NASA Finds 'Water Ice' On The Surface Of The MoonScientists have long believed that water ice could exist in the ever-dark recesses at the moon's poles and that belief has finally been confirmed in a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on Aug. 20.
Best Boating Adventures In NYCHow to kayak off Staten Island, dock at Wall Street, canoe into Queens, and more.
30 Newark Public Schools Shut Down Drinking Water Due To Elevated Lead LevelsThe Newark Public Schools system is supplying the schools with alternate water for drinking and for food preparation.
Study: Drinking Water Reduces Risk Of Childhood ObesityA new study found that thousands of New York City School children lost weight and lowered their BMI after self-serve water dispensers were places in schools.
New Harvard Health Letter Suggests Drinking 30 To 50 Ounces Of Water Per DayFluids carry nutrients to your cells, push bacteria from your bladder and prevent dehydration.
Hundreds Head To The Shore For The Holiday WeekendIt's a weekend of fun in the sun and sand for many in our area, but before you head to the shore, there are some tips that will help keep you and your family safe on the water.
New Jersey State Police Step Up Patrols Of Area WaterwaysTroopers say the water is much like the highways on Memorial Day weekend, there's a lot of congestion.
Officials: Chlorine-Like Smell In Union County Water Safe, To Last For Several WeeksSomething is in the water in several New Jersey towns, and it doesn't pass the smell test. Unfortunately, the problem will linger for several weeks.
Yonkers, Mount Vernon Residents Left Without Water For Hours When NYC Closes ValveThousands of people in Westchester County lost water service for a few hours Wednesday, when New York City workers closed a major valve without notifying the affected communities.
New Data Shows Alarming Nitrogen Levels In Long Island's WaterwaysIn a startling new study by Stony Brook scientists, more than two-thirds of the Island's coastal waters this summer showed poor to lethal amounts of oxygen.