Water is critical to life.

Water Conservation & Quality

The day-to-day choices of residents and visitors help determine whether our water resources will be here for the use and enjoyment of current and future generations.

Sprinkler head of impact sprinkler that uses for sprinkler irrigation.

Coping with Drought

Prolonged drought affects the growth and appearance of crops and lawns, and more. Visit our resources for more information on drought topics related to you.

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Bulldozers involved in stream restoration, from 'DEC Guidelines for Post-Flood Stream Construction' online at http://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/administration_pdf/postfloodguid.pdf

Stream Reconstruction

Visit our list of links to find information on how to rebuild your stream following a flooding event, and on the advantages of creating riparian buffers.

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cat tails in farm pond

Ponds

Find resources on building a new pond, controlling algae, and attracting wildlife to your pond, here on our site.

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Fields flooded by nearby Wallkill River during Hurricane Irene and again after Tropical Storm Lee, near Campbell Hall, NY, USA

Flood Recovery

Floods can be devastating to a family's home and the road to recovery can be long. Find out more about resources you can use here.

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Contact

Theresa Mayhew
Resource Educator, Community and Economic Vitality
tcm5@cornell.edu
(518) 828-3346 ext. 217

Last updated October 11, 2017