by Susan Hellauer
In late February, customers got an ominous-at-first-glance email from the Nyack Water Department, about an unpronounceable chemical in the water supply, discovered on February 19, in levels above state and federal standards.
The questions kept flowing in to town and village officials, the County’s Department of Health [RCDOC], Suez, and Nyack Water. To flush out the sediment, Rockland County legislator Harriet Cornell, head of the County’s Task Force on Water Resources Management, convened a public panel discussion on Wednesday May 11 to answer questions about the total trihalomethane [TTHM] violation and any threats to public health.
Sustainable Saturdays, a weekly feature that focuses on conservation, sustainability, recycling and healthy living, is sponsored by Green Meadow Waldorf School, Maria Luisa Boutique, O'D's Tavern and Strawtown Studio.
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