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… “Dam” Right They Are!

This article was originally published January 18, 2011, in the NYC DEP’s internal newsletter, Weekly Pipeline. Think These Upgrades Are Important?“Dam“  Right They Are! Our upstate dams literally form the backbone of our drinking water supply system — impounding rivers and lakes, allowing water to collect in our reservoirs, which eventually ends up in the distribution system. …Read…

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Forecast Calls for Better Water Quality Projections

This article was originally published November 30, 2010, in the NYC DEP’s internal newsletter, Weekly Pipeline. Heavy rain and snow affect our water supply by suddenly changing the quantity and quality of the water in New York City’s upstate reservoirs. For example, heavy rain can cause an increase in turbidity that might change how BWS uses the…

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Meet Our Trustees

Time and the Valleys Museum would like you to get to know our Board of Trustees.  This is the first of a series of monthly installments from individual members of our Board. Board Member:  Debby Kassay – Current Term – 2019 Resident of:  Parksville, NY Board Member Since: 2013 Occupation: Senior Information Technology Manager (RETIRED) Museum…

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Natural Gas Drilling in the Watershed

This article was originally published March 30, 2010, in the NYC DEP’s internal newsletter, Weekly Pipeline. New York City’s upstate watershed is simply staggering: everyday, it provides nine million New Yorkers with about 90% of their daily drinking water, or about one billion gallons. And to protect the water itself, DEP has made massive investments throughout the…

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