Monday, April 02, 2012

Storm Drains Mitigate Pollution in Nyack

As the sampling season rapidly approaches, we're reminded of how much trash we pickup each time we're out on the river.  Trash often washes into the river during rainstorms from the streets and our communities through drains like the one below.


Nyack is replacing these traditional open-sided storm drains with these newer models which will prevent plastic trash from entering the river via storm drains.

Bravo and thank you Nyack!

Here's what they look like:



Hudson Valley residents can join cleanups in their own communities as part of the Riverkeeper Sweep on June 2. For more information, visit riverkeeper.org/sweep.



1 comment:

Anonymous said...

nice idea.. thanks for sharing.