Blue Plan & CMSP / Clean Water / Coastal Cleanup / Drinking Water / Long Island Sound / Sewage & Stormwater / Water

Press Release: Water advocates mark World Water Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 21, 2017 Water advocates mark World Water Day   HARTFORD, CONN. – Eight organizations from across Connecticut are coming together to celebrate water on United Nations World Water Day, March 22.    Clean Water Action, Connecticut Fund for the Environment and its bi-state program Save the Sound, Connecticut River Watershed Council, … Continue reading

Pipes get State and Federal Attention
Clean Water

Pipes get State and Federal Attention

Fixing our pipes has been a siren song for Save the Sound for years. Outdated pipes throughout our region are clearly one of the major culprits in contamination of Long Island Sound. New York State For the past 3 years, we’ve been working with a broad coalition of non-profits like Riverkeeper, The Nature Conservancy, Environmental Advocates of NY, … Continue reading

Air & Climate / Clean Air / Clean Water / Climate Change & Adaptation / Endangered Lands / Land / Uncategorized / Water

The Nightmare Squad

Instead of an environmental dream team, the incoming cabinet picks are shaping up to be a nightmare squad that could have devastating and long-term effects for our region, including damage to air quality, funding to protect Long Island Sound, and protections for healthy drinking water. And the bench just keeps getting deeper and deeper with … Continue reading

Clark Avenue Beach, CT
Clean Water / Coastal Resiliency

Clark Avenue Beach, CT

This is the public beach for the Short Beach neighborhood in Branford. The data and field investigations strongly suggest that bacterial pollution at this beach is caused by wet weather/stormwater issues. Three stormwater drains dump either onto the beach itself or just west of the beach. So when it rains, stormwater runoff from neighborhood streets … Continue reading

Volunteer to test water quality
Clean Water / Volunteers / Western Sound

Volunteer to test water quality

Volunteers are needed! Become a citizen scientist and be empowered to get into your local water and see for yourself if water is safe for swimming or fish. Interested volunteers should contact pollution@savethesound.org for more information. If you live near Port Chester, Rye, Mamaroneck, Larchmont, New Rochelle, Pelham, Mount Vernon, Harrison, Scarsdale, and Greenwich we need … Continue reading