Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Where Does Melted Snow Go?

Where Does Melted Snow Go?

March 3, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

. When snow falls and canvasses Long Island’s suburbia, our hurried roads seem momentarily tranquil. In those fleeting moments, the chaos is muted, and neighborhoods bask in the relative silence. Thereafter, the snowfall becomes an almost tragically different story of filth and inconvenience — that snow that was so peaceful becomes a burden to drivers […]

What’s Your Water Footprint?

What’s Your Water Footprint?

February 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Long Island is unique in many ways; there’s no exception when it comes to our water supply. Unlike the freshwater steered from upstate to New York City via extensive pipes and aqueducts, Long Islanders get 100 percent of our drinking water from under our feet. We have a system of underground aquifers (water-bearing rocks) which […]

Steer Clear of a Spring Sinking

Steer Clear of a Spring Sinking

April 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Winter storage of boats in the water is hard on vessels and the equipment aboard them. Warming weather and the rush to be back on the water can provide some surprises for the unprepared. A blocked scupper or failed thru-hull can leave an otherwise sound boat on the bottom of the marina.