Staying One Step Ahead in Water Production
While touring the newest water treatment air stripper in the Manhasset-Lakeville Water District's arsenal to keep pure water flowing at an average rate of 14 million gallons a day in the summertime, it was reassuring to know that the Campbell plant can be run entirely by computers, all linked and chatting with each other at each step in the process as safeguards, and even more reassuring to know that it can be operated manually as well. Since there will be more talk of water treatment facilities in the coming months as various plans are discussed to pump and remove the contaminants from the plume from the former Unisys property, we asked Paul Schrader, superintendent of Manhasset-Lakeville Water District to give us a refresher course in "how the heck do you scrub water?"
Schools Adopt Comprehensive Attendance Policy
As per new state regulations, the Great Neck Public Schools have adopted a comprehensive attendance policy. The policy was adopted at the board of education's June 17 public action meeting. The comprehensive attendance policy is mandated by the New York State Board of Regents, as of October 2001, under a revised state regulation. Also, as per state mandate, the policy was developed by a team representing the school board, administrators, teachers, parents, and students. The school district was required to adopt the policy by June 30, 2002.
Cutting County Pool Fees, Introducing Seasonal Passes
Nassau County Legislator Lisanne Altmann (D-Great Neck) was joined by members of the Democratic majority in bringing county residents relief from the summer heat in the form of lower fees at the county's pools and parks.
Temple Beth-El Golf Outing Aug. 19
Temple Beth-El Golf Outing is set for Monday, Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. at the Glen Head Country Club.
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DiNapoli to Introduce State Legislation to Reduce Greenhouse Gases From Cars and Light Trucks