Posts tagged "sewer"
Shandaken wants City assistance for individual septic systems

Shandaken wants City assistance for individual septic systems

Shandaken supervisor Rob Stanley has asked the officials of the Coalition of Watershed Towns (CWT) to back him up in arguing that the Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) should allow Phoenicia residents to receive New York City funds for replacing septic systems. “According to CWC policy,” said Stanley, “towns that were offered a sewer or community...
City pulls the plug on Phoenicia sewer

City pulls the plug on Phoenicia sewer

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has withdrawn its participation in the proposed Phoenicia sewer project, rejecting the Shandaken Town Board’s request for an extension of the deadline to establish a local sewer district. In a letter to Shandaken supervisor Rob Stanley, dated June 1, DEP commissioner Carter H. Strickland, Jr., stated...
Funding shrinking, Shandaken wants more sewer information

Funding shrinking, Shandaken wants more sewer information

At a special meeting on Tuesday, May 15, the Shandaken Town Board decided to apply to the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for an extension on the town’s grant for building a sewer system in Phoenicia. Alan Rosa, Executive Director of the Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC), was shocked by the board’s failure,...
Woodstock weighs wastewater project

Woodstock weighs wastewater project

The Woodstock Town Board on April 17 prepared to move forward on a proposal to improve the operation of the town’s water/wastewater treatment plant by installing a sludge-processing system that promises to deliver long-term economic and environmental benefits. The project would entail the installation of reed beds at the 27-acre site of the municipal facility...