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water supply situation in Tompkins County, New York, September, 1970.

Samuel Spruance Ludlow

water supply situation in Tompkins County, New York, September, 1970.

by Samuel Spruance Ludlow

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Published by Cornell University Water Resources and Marine Sciences Center] in [Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • Tompkins Co.
    • Subjects:
    • Water-supply -- New York (State) -- Tompkins Co

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesCornell University Water Resources and Marine Sciences Center. Publication no. 37
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD224.N7 C65 no. 37
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 181 p.
      Number of Pages181
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5080547M
      LC Control Number74151524

      Unconsolidated aquifers consisting of saturated sand and gravel are capable of supplying large quantities of good-quality water to wells in Tompkins County, but little published geohydrologic inform ation on such aquifers is available. In , the ical Survey (USGS) began collecting geohydrologic information and well data to construct an aquifer map showing the extent of. The role of a District Superintendent. BOCES District Superintendents facilitate communication between the New York State Education Department and their local school districts, consult with school districts on board-administrative relationships, assist in superintendent searches, and more.

      Instead, the New York State Water Supply Act of created a Board of Water Supply to develop a larger system of reservoirs and aqueducts in the Catskill Mountains north 2 In contrast, parts of Queens and all of Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island overlie a sole-source aquifer that provides drinking water to its more than seven million. New York to the city. Our water supply system NEW YORK CONNECTICUT Westchester County Nassau County Rockland County Orange County West Branch Reservoir New Croton Reservoir Tunnel Water Tunnel No.3 Water Tunnel No.2 .

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Publication no. 37) by Samuel Spruance Ludlow (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Samuel Spruance Ludlow. The New York City Watershed. The Water Supply System is comprised of 19 reservoirs and three controlled lakes and spreads across a 2,square-mile watershed.

The watershed is located in portions of the Hudson Valley and Catskill Mountains, with areas that are as far as miles north of New York. A combination of aqueducts, reservoirs, and tunnels supply fresh water to New York three major water systems (Croton, Catskill, and Delaware) stretching up to miles ( km) away from the city, its water supply system is one of the most extensive municipal water systems in the York's water treatment process is simpler than most other American cities.

Tompkins County Water Reports Citizens Statewide Lake Assessment Program (CSLAP) Reports Reports from throughand previous CSLAP reports aftercan be found on the New York State Federation of Lake Associations (NYSFOLA) website.* For historical reports (before ) please contact the Division of Water.

Samples are. The year-old federal law regulating tap water is so out of date that the water Americans drink can pose what scientists say are serious health risks — and still be legal.

The New York Times. Tompkins County historian Carol Kammen has been awarded the Lehman Prize for Distinguished Service in New York History. She is being recognized for her career writing, promoting, and contributing to local community history.

Official mailing addresses for all public water supply systems are provided through links in the following map and table. Contact information is arranged alphabetically by County. Alternatively, community or non-community contact information is available for the entire state as individual downloads.

The history of New York begins aro B.C. when the first people arrived. By A.D. two main cultures had become dominant as the Iroquoian and Algonquian developed. European discovery of New York was led by the Italian Giovanni da Verrazzano in followed by the first land claim in by the part of New Netherland, the colony was important in the fur trade and.

The long and tumultuous story of the development of New York City’s water supply West of the Hudson River began when the New York State Legislature passed Chapter of the Laws ofan act allowing the city to acquire lands and build dams, reservoirs and aqueducts in the Catskills.

The city had already claimed the Croton River watershed in Putnam and Westchester Counties East of the. New York City’s water has come a long way. It flows miles from its furthest reservoir—Cannonsville, near the Northeastern corner of Pennsylvania—to Staten Island.

It’s also expanded from a few wells—at times carrying yellow fever, cholera, and typhoid—to one of the world’s vastest and cleanest water supply systems. The city’s water system was long [ ]. Editor's note: This is the first of a two-part interview.

NEW YORK — Largely invisible — but essential — is New York City’s water supply system, stretching across miles and delivering over one billion gallons of drinking water to nine million people.

In his new book, Empire of Water (Cornell University Press), historian and public policy expert David Soll takes a multifaceted look. The City needed desperately to increase its supply of clean water. In the s, the City impounded water from the Croton River in what is now Westchester County and began construction of an aqueduct, which, when put into service indelivered about 90 million gallons of fresh water a day.

The NRC chose 15 experts to serve on the committee for the purpose of studying scientific issues associated with the New York City Watershed Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), a document that outlines strategies for maintaining high-quality drinking water for the nine million residents in New York City and neighboring Westchester County.

The New York City Water Board continues to influence development in the town and county with its regulations, administered by the DEP, and still remains a force to be reckoned with in its reach for more land in the name of water.

Everett Rhinebeck, PB, NR, CFS [] See also: Tompkins: The First Years [] by Perry Shelton. Breaking News, Sports Arts and Entertainment information for Ithaca, NY powered by the Ithaca Times and the Finger Lakes Community Newspapers.

New York Water Science Center publications To fine-tune a search for USGS publications, try the USGS Publications Warehouse. Water is essential to our daily life and public health.

We must preserve New York’s water from contamination, the risks of aging infrastructure, and the impacts of climate change. Drinking Water. The New York City DEP operates one of the most complex water and wastewater systems in the world. It manages a network of 19 reservoirs and three. Walter Royal Lynn, P.E., Ph.D.

Walter R. Lynn, a distinguished professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University, died on Monday, June 6, at the age of Since retiring from. Empire of Water explores the history of New York City’s water system from the late nineteenth century to the early twenty-first century, focusing on the geographical, environmental, and political repercussions of the city’s search for more water.

Soll vividly recounts the profound environmental implications for both city and countryside. June, Number - Soil and Crop Management for Tompkins County, New York: Cornell extension bulletin June, Number - Better Seed for Commercial Vegetable Growers: Cornell extension bulletin June, Number - A Pageant of Agriculture: Cornell extension bulletin.Local and state officials want to study the idea of tapping into New York City's upstate water supply because of concerns about emerging contaminants in Long Island's aquifer.

Members of the Island's. The Ithaca Voice is an online-only nonprofit news site serving Ithaca and Tompkins County. Launched in Juneit is a free and independent source of journalism.