November 27, 2022

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Large Amounts of Water Required to Operate Data Centers
Interview with Landon Marston, Assistant Professor Civil & Environmental Engineering Virginia Tech

WATERSHEDS - Week of 11/14- 11/20 ➤
OVERVIEW includes flows, spills, impaired water bodies, and Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs).
1790 gallons of dielectric fluid reported spilled in Lower Hudson Watershed

SPILLS - Week of 11/14 to 11/20 ➤
7 out of 10 spills in Lower Hudson Watershed are home heating oil

CRIMEBOX - Week of 11/14 - 11/20 ➤
Clean Water Act (CWA) Historic Case Summary Fiscal Year 2020: CR_3183
Wastewater plant equipment fails, solids discharged into Lake Ontario
Full Report ➤

Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) compliance: 94.4%* - Week of 11/14 to 11/20 ➤
List of drinking water facilities with significant violations

HABS Week of 11/7 - 11/13 ➤
Ashokan, Alcove and Croton Falls Reservoirs still active with HABs

DEC Response to previous spills
Oct 9 -Jet fuel spill in Sacandaga Reservoir
Small seaplane crashed in the Sacandaga Reservoir near Mead Island shortly after take-off from shore

Map Legend
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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 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


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                         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

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