Phragmites is well known to most people who live near Georgica Pond or other local water bodies such as Hook Pond, Accabonac Harbor, Northwest Creek and others. In fact, it is impossible to find a brackish or estuarine water body on the
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