USGS Completes 5-Year Study of Rockland’s Water Supply

Posted by on Mar 4, 2011 | 0 comments

Analysis expected to help local officials make decisions about county’s future.

The U.S. Geological Survey has completed a five-year study that looks at Rockland County’s water resources, taking a close look at the underground geological formations that contain much of the supply that is used by Rockland residents for drinking water.

This report represents the most comprehensive evaluation of Rockland’s water resources in over five decades,” Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef said today. “It will be very helpful in assisting the Rockland County, along with our water suppliers, in making the best use of our available resources, and making more informed decisions about planning for the future.

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