August 12, 2022

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HABS - 7/18 to 7/24
Harmful Algal Blooms report for week of Augusrt 8 to August 14, 2022. There are 77 active HABs blooms across the state -
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SPILLTRACKER - 8/1 to 8/7
"highlighting toxic spills, spills over 100 gal and spills impacting water"
Train derailment causes 2,400 gallons of diesel and 350 gallons of motor oil to spill in surface water 2km west of Seneca Lake
Full Report ➤

CRIME/VIOLATIONS - 7/18 to 7/24

Clean Water Act (CWA) Fiscal Year 2004
Acid and heavy metals dumped into the Amherst, NY sewage system bring probation, restitution and hefty federal fine

Report ➤
WATERSHEDS - 7/18 to 7/24
Watershed report for week of July 18 to July 24, 2022.
All information on watersheds, including, flows, spills, impaired water bodies, and Harmful Algal Blooms. ➤
Previous Reports

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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



Mexican Start-up Adriano Di Marti Disrupts The Leather Industry
Natural organic leather offers a sustainable, cruelty-free alternative, with low water consumption, no toxic chemicals, phthalates, and no PVC
From Sponge City to Micro Water Management On Rooftops
Amsterdam Start-Up RESILIO addresses critical urban challenges related to flooding, heat and water supply, energy consumption and biodiversity
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
All articles and interviews can be found here

                         WT WOMEN

From trash to treasure - A paradigm shift
Interview with Joanne Rodriguez Founder of GreenTech Start-up, MYCOCYCLE
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

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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