Bethpage Water District Blog

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Is Bethpage Water District the only District fighting groundwater contamination and pollution issues?


Unfortunately, No. The vast majority of water suppliers have to combat pollution to the ground water within the aquifers. More than 75% of water suppliers on Long Island employ some form of filtration to the ground water before it becomes drinking water. It is due to decades of pollution from the manufacturing plants across Long Island from generations ago. The filtration, remediation and cleanup will continue for decades and perhaps into the next century.

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