BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO A farm field being irrigated.
While advising maintianing voluntary water conservation methods, the Water Advisory Committee has delivered good news.
Drought conditions that persisted throughout the state for many months finally was resolved for Shelter Island in May as expected. (more…)
Depending on whose data you’re using, drought conditions on Shelter Island are either “abnormally dry” or headed for removal from the list of New York communities that have been under a drought warning for months. (more…)
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Water Advisory Committee member Greg Toner
Drought conditions on Shelter Island remain moderate with an anticipated lifting of restrictions by the end of April, according to the National Integrated Drought Information System. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO New test well readings have been released.
Despite minor reductions in water level heights in January compared with December readings, water quantity on the Island remains “relatively stable” with an end to the drought in sight. (more…)
Ken Pysher (left) and Greg Toner have provided latest well reading information from the USGS.
The Island isn’t out of the woods yet when it comes to the drought, but the latest well water readings show improvement. (more…)