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Stony Brook Brings on Expediter To Boost Septic Upgrades in Critical Watersheds

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Tom Varley has been hired by a consortium of scientific and environmental groups to steer efforts to greatly increase the rate of replacement of aging septic systems around Georgica Pond and Sagg Pond.

Tom Varley has been hired by a consortium of scientific and environmental groups to steer efforts to greatly increase the rate of replacement of aging septic systems around Georgica Pond and Sagg Pond.

The watershed for Georgica Pond extends well north into Wainscott and included hundreds of homes that need to have their septics upgraded.
Friends of Georgica Pond

The watershed for Georgica Pond extends well north into Wainscott and included hundreds of homes that need to have their septics upgraded. Friends of Georgica Pond

The Friends of Georgica Pond will deploy the aquatic harvester in the pond again this summer. Last year the floating tractor removed 72,000 pounds of nutrient-laden aquatic weeds from the pond, lowering the risk of toxic algae blooms.

The Friends of Georgica Pond will deploy the aquatic harvester in the pond again this summer. Last year the floating tractor removed 72,000 pounds of nutrient-laden aquatic weeds from the pond, lowering the risk of toxic algae blooms.

authorMichael Wright on Mar 1, 2023
The Stony Brook University Center for Clean Water Technology has hired a veteran wastewater management expert to serve as an expediter of upgrades to septics in the neighborhoods surrounding Georgica... more

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