The Village of East Hampton has installed special filters in the storm drains along Cove Hollow Road and throughout the Village. The filters, manufactured by a Long Island company called Fabco Industries, Inc., are designed to kill bacteria, including fecal bacteria and
The Independent’s Stephen J. Kotz wrote an opinion piece bringing awareness to the excess runoff that spills into Georgica Pond. Rain that falls on Route 114, for example, wends its way through a concrete pipe and is emptied into the Pond taking
Demolition has begun of the former Swamp Club in Wainscott, soon to become the Wainscott Green. Friends of Georgica Pond worked with East Hampton Town and the community to stop an unwanted car wash and purchase the land for open space.
After reading our previous newsletter, you may have some familiarity with the nitrogen cycle. We can now dig deeper into how nitrogen is removed from septic waste in the newly approved low nitrogen septic systems. Our partners at Suffolk County and the
Nitrogen, what is it? Nitrogen is an element that is essential for life. It can exist in many forms from gases to inorganic compounds like nitrate, urine, ammonia and many organic compounds. The nitrogen cycle which traces nitrogen through its many pathways
A floating tractor that has been used the last two summers to skim thick clumps of aquatic weeds out of Georgica Pond may be helping the pond to avoid the dense blooms of toxic algae that appeared in previous years, a marine