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    SCWA Announces Historic New Policies Aimed to Ensure Water Conservation

    Jan 31, 2023

    The Board of the Suffolk County Water Authority last week passed two resolutions targeted at stronger conservation policies for the residents of Suffolk County. The resolutions were adopted after the Water Authority’s Chairman, Patrick G. Halpin, directed staff to enhance the agency’s long standing conservation programs. The need for stronger conservation policies became apparent during the summer of 2022 when there was a tremendous strain on the water system due to peak irrigation demand,

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    SCWA Water Main Replacement Project in Lindenhurst To Bring Protection from Breaks, Better Water Pressure

    Jan 30, 2023

    The Suffolk County Water Authority this week completed a water main replacement project in Lindenhurst that will provide protection from water main breaks and improve the distribution of water and fire protection in the village. The project, on South Delaware Avenue, involves the replacement of more than 500 feet of aging and undersized cast iron water main with larger ductile iron water main. In addition to better water pressure, the new water main will be far more resistant to breaks, which

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    SCWA, Leaders Hail Approval of State Law Making Polluters Repay New York Taxpayers

    Dec 21, 2022

    The Suffolk County Water Authority, elected officials and environmentalists today hailed a law signed by Governor Kathy Hochul late last week that will ensure that companies that pollute drinking water supplies are held fully responsible for their actions. Polluters in the past were able to offset their court-ordered damages with New York State grant money allocated to water suppliers or municipalities for remediation. Under the new law, polluters would be barred from this practice and any funds​

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    Important Message About PFAS

    Dec 07, 2022

    Recent media reports concerning PFAS chemicals in drinking water have created concern on the part of our customers. The media reports included testing information from our annual water quality report that was selected to overstate the levels of PFAS-related chemicals found in our water. This is misleading and undermines public confidence in their drinking water. Specifically, the PFAS test results used in recent media reports represent the highest values of hundreds of total tests taken through​

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    SCWA Receives $6 Million in Funding from State For Key Water Infrastructure Projects

    Nov 14, 2022

    The Suffolk County Water Authority this week received $5.98 million in grants from New York State to help pay for advanced oxidation process (AOP) treatment systems used to remove 1,4-dioxane and to extend water main to an area in the Town of Southampton where residents currently use private wells for their drinking water. The state grants, part of nearly $50 million awarded to water suppliers on Long Island, will provide $900,000 for an AOP system at SCWA’s pump station on Albany Avenue in

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    SCWA Chief Executive Officer Named Treasurer Of National Drinking Water Organization

    Nov 14, 2022

    The Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies at its 2022 executive management conference last week named Suffolk County Water Authority Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Szabo as its new treasurer among its appointments for new board members and officers. Szabo, SCWA’s CEO since 2010, previously served on AMWA’s Board of Directors and serves as chairman of the organization’s Legislative Committee. As SCWA CEO, Szabo spearheaded the creation of the Long Island Commission for Aquifer Protect​

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    More than 7,000 Feet of Water Main Replaced In Downtown Kings Park

    Oct 04, 2022

    The Suffolk County Water Authority is nearing completion of a project in downtown Kings Park that will greatly improve the distribution of water and fire protection in the hamlet. The project, which involves the replacement of more than 7,000 feet of aging and undersized water main with larger ductile iron water main on Main Street and adjoining streets in

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    SCWA Rescinds Water Emergency Improving Conditions Allow Utility to End Call for Strict Measures, But Officials Note Resident Response Needs to Improve in Future

    Sep 29, 2022

    The Suffolk County Water Authority today rescinded the Stage 1 Water Emergency that went into effect over the summer when a lengthy hot and dry period led to massive water use during the early morning hours but noted that resident response to the call for conservation needs to significantly improve in the future.

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    Major Water Main Projects in Southold To Improve Flow of Water in Town

    Sep 19, 2022

    The Suffolk County Water Authority has recently undertaken two water main projects in the Town of Southold that will greatly improve the distribution of water within the town.

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    WANS, SCWA Enter into Cooperative Agreement For Manage ment of Nassau's Newest Water Authority Under Terms of Two-Year Innovative Partnership SCWA to Provide Expertise in Various Capacities

    Sep 16, 2022

    WANS, SCWA Enter into Cooperative Agreement For Management of Nassau’s Newest Water Authority Under Terms of Two-Year Innovative Partnership, SCWA to Provide Expertise in Various Capacities

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