Posts Tagged ‘ runoff ’

Heavy Rain Flushes Bacteria into Connecticut River

Jun 8th, 2013 | By
Runoff combines with heavy rain and river water for significant local flooding. (photo: cjzurcher)

Hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent in recent years to clean up the Connecticut River. However, on days like this, heavy rain still flushes bacteria into the water.



Court Finds New York State’s Program to Stem Biggest Source of Water Pollution Too Lax

Jan 24th, 2012 | By

A state court has ruled that New York State is failing to take legally required steps to clean up one of the biggest sources of pollution in its waterways — stormwater runoff. The January 10th decision of the Westchester County Supreme Court comes in a lawsuit NRDC filed in 2010, which challenged a statewide “general

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Closed Swimming Areas,105 | AP via Courant.com

Aug 17th, 2011 | By

The Associated Press has reported that all of Connecticut’s state beaches had to be closed because of high bacteria from runoff.



DEEP Update – All Shorline Beach Test Results Satisfactory – All CT Long Island Sound beaches remain open for the upcoming week and weekend

Aug 9th, 2011 | By

DEEP Update – All Shorline Beach Test Results Satisfactory – All CT Long Island Sound beaches remain open for the upcoming week and weekend As an update to the press release this morning anouncing several inland water beaches closing due to water quality test results, test results for all Long Island Sound (LIS) beaches are

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