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12/04/18 10:00am

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Water Advisory Council member Greg Toner said the latest well water levels pose no concerns.

With voluntary water conservation efforts on Shelter Island continuing to be in effect,  level heights at test wells for the month of October are above or near normal, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The latest readings reveal no causes for concern, according to Greg Toner, who crunches the USGS numbers for the town’s Water Advisory Committee.

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08/22/18 12:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Hofstra student Anastasia Yankopoulos outlined her study of Shelter Island water issues for the Town Board awhile back, comparing problems and possible solutions to Cape May, New Jersey.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Hofstra student Anastasia Yankopoulos outlined her study of Shelter Island water issues for the Town Board earlier this summer, comparing problems and possible solutions to Cape May, New Jersey.

What can town officials learn from Cape May, New Jersey about improving water quality?

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08/20/18 4:30pm
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CHARLES TUMINO GRAPHIC

The Water Quality Improvement Projects Advisory Board has received a report that the average level of nitrates in test wells around Shelter Island is 2.8 milligrams (mgs) per liter, while in the Center, the average is 5.78 mgs per liter. (more…)