“Water,” a natural resource that has generated concern and controversy in Rockland since the opening of the first Tappan Zee Bridge more than half a century ago, is the subject of the latest presentation by Hudson Valley Exhibits, which is on display throughout July at the Rho Building, 5 Clubhouse Lane, Stony Point.
Highlighting the display’s first weekend is a program and reception Sunday, July 13 at 2 p.m. in the building’s Farley Room. The public is invited to view more than three dozen informational panels highlighting in detail Rockland’s need for water, its resources now and in the future and issues such as water quality, drought, flooding, pollution and water treatment, including potential use of the Hudson River as a drinking-water source.
As part of the 2 p.m. program produced by Hudson Valley Exhibits’ founder and driving force Corinne McGeorge, the public will hear comments from former County Legislature Chairwoman Harriet Cornell, Haverstraw Supervisor Howard Phillips, former Stony Point Councilwoman Luanne Konopko and Rockland County Director of Fire and Emergency Services Gordon Wren.
“Water” will be on display at the Rho Building’s Lounge weekdays from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. from July 8 through July 31.
Previous exhibits presented by the not-for-profit educational group have focused on “Life Along the Minisceongo,” “Salute to the Veterans,” “Remembering Letchworth Village,” and “Women in the Military.”