Water Contamination

Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

A Connecticut task force on the toxic chemical PFAS has some recommendations, including water testing and discharge limits.

Paul Sancya / AP

A new proposal to remove harmful chemicals from some Suffolk County drinking water supplies could take six years and $75 million.

Courtesy of U.S. Navy

The Navy will test private drinking water wells around the Naval Submarine Base in Groton, Connecticut, for possible chemical contamination. 

Courtesy of the Town of East Hampton

Health officials on Long Island will test private wells in East Hampton for drinking water contaminants.


Nassau County wants more help from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to clean up drinking water contaminated with 1,4-dioxane.