Riverhead Town will receive $3 million in state funding to help with water infrastructure projects, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday.
According to Mark Conklin, Riverhead Water District Superintendent, the funds will help the department address manganese concerns at Plant No. 5, located on Middle Road just east of Northville Turnpike. READ
Citing aging infrastructure, the Riverhead Water District has identified 18 projects as part of a 10 year to-do list that officials say are necessary in order to keep the district operating. (more…)
A temporary water shut down is scheduled for Thursday, June 7 due to ongoing Riverhead Water District system upgrades, according to Riverhead Town officials. READ
Some Wading River residents are seeing discolored water flow from the tap after a significant water main break occurred earlier Thursday.
Faced with a number of large new development projects coming to Riverhead in the near future, the Riverhead Water District is seeking approximately $5.5 million in upgrades to its system, according to district superintendent Mark Conklin, who discussed the request with the Town Board last Thursday.
In addition to its rich agricultural history, downtown riverfront and array of vineyards, Riverhead Town is distinctive for its shallow supply of fresh water, which floats in “bubbles” underground, just above a layer of seawater.
To the editor:
Please allow me to take a moment to comment on two recent items of concern to Riverhead residents. READ
The Riverhead Water District will need about $10 million to cover the cost of four projects it says are needed, in part due to high water usage from people and businesses watering their lawns with sprinklers and irrigation systems. READ