See it for Yourself: United Water to Host Open House

United Water to Host Open House at Haverstraw Water Supply Project Rockland residents invited to tour pilot purification facility on Saturday, May 19 United Water New York has announced it will host an open house for local residents to visit and tour the Haverstraw Water Supply Project pilot facility. Refreshments will be available as well […]

Desal on the Docket

Desal on the Docket

BY SHERLY JOURDAIN On Tuesday, the Rockland Water Coalition gathered a large crowd together with regional environmental and local groups against United Water’s Haverstraw Water Supply Project. They met at a press conference prior to a 2 p.m. public hearing on the project held by the DEC. The project is commonly referred to as the […]

United Water to host Open House

Both sides of desal debate gearing up for public hearings March 6 United Water will hold an open house at their Haverstraw Water Supply Project’s pilot facility on Saturday, Feb 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Local residents are invited, tours will be conducted throughout the day. The location of the facility is at […]


United Water announced that the New York State DEC has provided “draft permits” for their Draft Environmental Impact Statement regarding the proposed desalination plant in Haverstraw. This means public hearings will be held and presided over by an administrative law judge from the DEC. The public comment period is open until April 19 and public […]

United Water Announces Project to Combat Rockland’s Future Water Deficit

On Janurary 18, United Water New York officials announced that the New York State Department of Enviromental Conservation has provided draft permits for the Haverstraw Water Supply Project. The DEC has decided, after review, that the project’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) was complete and ready for public view. According to United Water’s vice president […]

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