Water for Long Island

Upcoming Meetings of Interest
​The next meeting of Water for Long Island Is
Wednesday,  March 27, 2019

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Protect Our Aquifer Day, May 2018

Science and the Law: Powerful Tools for

Groundwater Management

Thank you to all who attended and made the program a great success.  The presentations were highly informative and a cause for continuing concern about Long Island's Groundwater.

A thank you to our sponsors as well:  Water for Long Island, the Sierra Club of Long Island, the Center for Water Resources Management at NYIT and the Nassau County League of Women Voters.  The presenters were excellent. They included:   

  • Dr. Fred Stumm (USGS):  Lastest findings on saltwater intrusion 
  • Rachel Treichler, Esq.:  The public trust doctrine for water resources protection and the water withdrawal permitting program
  • Amy Simonson (USGS):  Surface and groundwater in the Pine Barrens (May 3rd)
  • Irene Fisher (USGS):  Pharmaceuticals and Contaminants of Concern in Groundwater (May 4th)
  • Chrisina Touhy (Arcadis):  Update on 1,4 Dioxane and PFOS

Panel Discussions:  Presenters and special invited guests including:

May 3rd:  Assemblyman Steve Englebright, Brookhaven Town Supervisor Ed Romaine, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker and

May 4th:  Assemblyman Charles Lavine, Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton, Deputy Nassau County Executive Brian Schneider, and Residents Forward Mindy Germain.   

Watch for the announcement of the video of the two programs.