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Water Week in Rockland Restaurants! Monday, September 23 through Monday, September 30

Posted by on Sep 5, 2013 | 0 comments

If you love good food, come out during the week of September 23 to one of the many great Rockland restaurants participating in Water Week, to help support the fight against United Water’s proposed desalination plant! Not happy with United Water’s plan for Rockland to drink treated Hudson River water? Help the Rockland Water Coalition raise the needed funds to pay experts to testify at hearings. You will be helping the entire community of Rockland County ensure a safe, healthy, and affordable water source. And you will have a good time too, enjoying a lovely meal out with family and...

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Come out Thursday April 18 for Candidate Debate on Rockland’s Future

Posted by on Mar 25, 2013 | 0 comments

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Get the Facts on Desalination – Public Meeting January 29 at 7 p.m

Posted by on Jan 16, 2013 | 2 comments

GET THE FACTS ON ROCKLAND’S DRINKING WATER: UNITED WATER’S PROPOSED DESALINATION OF HUDSON RIVER WATER Tuesday, January 29 at 7 p.m. Nanuet Public Library, 149 Church St., Nanuet, NY 10954 Can Rockland residents & business afford huge increases in water on top of 18% increases in county taxes and looming county debt? Will Rockland residents pay for desalinated water, while United Water sends more of our fresh water downstream to New Jersey customers? Bring your questions: concerns about drinking Hudson River water (with Indian Point only 3.5 miles upstream), impacts on irreplaceable...

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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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Water, water everywhere… but not a drop to drink?

Posted by on Jun 28, 2011 | 1 comment

County Executive Vanderhoef declares flooding “State of Emergency” for Rockland County Environmentalists call for a water resource plan by: George Potanovic, Jr. After a flooding “State of Emergency” being issued by the Rockland County Executive’s office last week, we must ask ourselves the question – does Rockland County actually have a water shortage? On Tuesday, June 21, about 50 county planning officials and the public heard Paul Heisig, a hydrologist with the US Geological Survey, present the findings of the Rockland County Water – Resource...

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A Public Forum: Who Benefits from the Proposed Desalination Plant?

Posted by on Sep 21, 2010 | 0 comments

A Public Forum: Who Benefits from the Proposed Desalination Plant? Is United Water’s Desalination Plant Right for Haverstraw? Tuesday, September 21 at 7:30pm The Harbors at Haverstraw Social Hall 1000 Round Pointe Drive (Harbor’s Cafe Building) Sponsored by RenewHaverstraw. An Opportunity for Residents to come together and decide whether a Desalination Plant is right for Haverstraw Haverstraw, NY – RenewHaverstraw is sponsoring A Public Forum – Who Benefits from the Proposed Desalination Plant, on September 21, 2010 to educate residents and open a dialogue about the...

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