Posts by ThomasD

United Water’s Argument For Desal Plant Leaks Like A Sieve

Posted by on Jun 30, 2011 | 0 comments

By: Bob Dillon “On December 14, 2006, a New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) Order adopted a three-year rate plan for United Water New York. “The Joint Proposal”, an agreement that was signed and adopted as part of the order, requires United Water to, among other things, develop an additional, sustainable water supply to meet the growing needs for water in Rockland County over the next 20 years. The PSC and the parties to the Joint Proposal found that it is in the best interest of United Water’s customers and for the company to develop new sources of water supply. The...

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The Cycle of Insanity: The Real Story of Water

Posted by on Mar 4, 2011 | 1 comment

The Cycle of Insanity: The Real Story of Water from Surfrider Foundation on Vimeo. The Cycle of Insanity: The Real Story of Water is a short, animated film made by a collaboration of creative and dedicated volunteers at the Surfrider Foundation. Several local Surfrider Foundation chapters combined their talents and funds to create the film — and then actor Zuleikha Robinson of Lost, generously agreed to narrate it. The premise of the film is that the water cycle we all learned about in the 4th grade has been dramatically altered over time, leaving us with a broken system that wastes...

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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...

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Welcome to Sustainable Rockland!

Posted by on Jul 17, 2009 | 3 comments

The Rockland Coalition for Sustainable Water website coming soon

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