Monday, April 24, 2017, representatives from USDA, Rural Development and US Environmental Protection Agency came to the small Village of Catskill to shoot a video with our own, Yvonne Tucker and the Village of Catskill’s now famous Patrick Nolan, Water/Wastewater Superintendent. LaVonda Pernell from the USDA, Rural Development Office in Washington, DC and Leslie Corcelli from the USEPA Office of Wastewater Management were instrumental in putting this effort together and implementing the
Department of Homeland Security Secretary and retired General John Kelly said last week that hackers are "a tremendous danger to our American way of life" yesterday in his first public speech as secretary. "They target our critical infrastructure," he warned.
The Great Lakes' water levels are rising. The entire Great Lakes system has gained an incredible amount of water just in the first 12 days of April.
Recent wet weather, combined with the seasonal lake level rise due to earlier snowmelt, are causing the Great lakes to rise.
Governor Cuomo Announces $45 Million in Emergency Communications Grants Awarded Across New York - click on link below for more information.
The NYSDEC has introduced a new map-based way to view and download data on water permits, water quality data, clean-up activities, etc.
Registration is now open for EPA’s Small Drinking Water Systems Webinar on Water Security and Resiliency. After registering for the webinar, you should receive an automatic reply from GoToMeeting with a link to test your computer’s compatibility with the webinar software. On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Below is a link to the press release on the 2018 New York State Budget.
Potential For Minor to Moderate Flooding of Streams, Rivers, Low Lying, Urban, and Poor Drainage Areas