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Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy    JOINDONATE
Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy    JOINDONATE

waterThe Nassau County Water Resource Board Must Halt Over-Pumping

Newsday’s [May 18, 2015] New York City shelves reopening of Queens wells that share water with Nassau County article is indeed excellent news for Nassau County. But, just because the City has backed-off, doesn’t mean the County’s water worries are over. They are far from over! The article, and the paper’s subsequent editorial [NYC and wells: Take a clear look, June 1, 2015], point directly at Nassau’s most serious water problem: The continued over-pumping of the aquifer system within the County itself; and this self-inflicted wound has been slowly depleting the system’s limited water supply for well over a decade.

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