July 6, 2022

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WATERSHEDS - 7/4 to 7/10
With the Flow
Watershed report for week of July 4 to July 10, 2022.

The Watershed Report contains all the information on the watersheds, including, flows, spills, impaired water bodies, and Harmful Algal Blooms (HABS). There are also separate reports for spills and HABs on the right of the map.
Previous Reports

Spills reported by the NY Department of Environmental Conservation beween June 24 and June 28.
There were a total of 120 spills during this period, 78 of which were in the Central Region. The largest spill was also in the Central Region in the Lower Hudson River Watershed, where equipment failure caused 1000 gallons of dielectric fluid to be spilled in Mt Vernon.
Report ➤

HABS - 7/4 to 7/10
Harmful Algal Blooms report for week of July 4 to July 10, 2022.
There were 56 HABs reported across the stat41 of which are in the Central Region. As in previous years, the most widespread algal blooms at this time of year are in New York City and Long Island in the Atlantic Ocean/Long Island Sound Watershed. There were also 17 in the Lower Hudson River Watershed.
Report ➤

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TODAY BWAs HABs Watersheds Counties

Western New York Finger Lakes Southern Tier Central New York North Country Mohawk Valley Capital District Hudson Valley New York City Long Island


Complete data on NY watersheds, including population, rivers, streams, reservoirs, regulators and community water systems. Click on links below.

Watersheds Basics   All Regions   Northwest    Southwest   Central   Northeast

Interview with with Riverkeeper Program Director, Dan Shapley
On the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act, reacting to the Draft 2020-2022 Impaired Waters List

2022 Revised List of Impaired Water Bodies



Trust your municipal sand filtration water treatment process, the standard technology removes nano-plastics: Swiss Study
Interview with Ralf Kaegi, Ph.D., Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Switzerland
Climate change in your town, how to mitigate its effects, where to start, and the software to figure it out
Atkins Global, SNC-Lavalin Climate Team advising FEMA
Identifying toxic blue-green algae species through mass spectrometry
Interview with Dr. Aneika Leney, Ph.D., Biological Mass Spectrometry, UK
Canadian company, SciCorp, wins first prize for innovative and transformative wastewater technology
Interview with Derk Maat, SciCorp
All articles and interviews can be found here

                         WT WOMEN

Scientists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography detect vast amounts of groundwater beneath Antarctic ice. Interview with Chloe Gustafson, Lead Author
An interview with Diane Galusha, Author of Liquid Assets - A History of New York City’s Water System

Developing Strategic Alliances between industry, regulators, conservation groups and educators to save the seas
Interview with Carleen Lyden Walker, Co-Founder & Executive Director of NAMEPA
All articles and interviews can be found

                         CITY WATER

Rochester Wins The Best Tasting Drinking Water in NYS Award 2022

Interview with Geoffery Gugal, Director of the City of Rochester Bureau of Water
Rochester Wins Award-winning water and responsible stewardship

Interview with Joseph Coffey, Albany's Water Commissioner
How Poughkeepsie water flows to your tap
Interview with Randy Alstadt, P.E., Water Plant Administrator
All articles and interviews can be found here

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