In 2019, Save the Sound began a partnership with the Environmental Club at the Boys & Girls Club of Mount Vernon to address water pollution issues in their community, especially the ongoing sewage discharges into the Hutchinson River from old and leaking city sewer lines. Since then, Save the Sound staff has led activities with […]
There have been over 164 government-documented sewage spills in Westchester County since 2010. That’s approximately one reported spill every three weeks, and we know of many more that have gone unreported.
Save the Sound is urging the public and the press to access reports in CT and/or sign up to receive alerts in NY and share them in your community. The Sewage Pollution Right to Know Law (SPRTK) went into effect in May 2013 making information about sewage overflows publicly available. Since that time thousands of […]
Increased clean water and environmental funding for New York State means a safer and more vibrant Long Island Sound.
We hoped it wouldn’t come to this. But Long Island Sound can’t wait any longer.
There have been 99 documented sewage spills in Westchester since 2010…and still counting.
Our staff and volunteers have tested 51 sites in Westchester County and Greenwich for water-borne bacteria. Here’s what they found.
Efforts will increase knowledge about water pollution in Westchester, Nassau, and Greenwich