Current Projects

Project Number 1

Salt Cavern Gas Storage

A decision whether to allow the storage of up to 2.10 million barrels (88.20 million gallons) of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) along the shores of Seneca Lake is likely by early summer. If approved the site (2.5 miles north of Watkins Glen) would become a major LPG distribution hub for the NE United States.
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Project Number 2

Stream Monitoring

Long term studies of Seneca Lake show a steady increase in nutrients resulting in weed and algae growth. The sodium level of the lake is above EPA guidelines for drinking water. SLPWA’s volunteer stream monitoring program is intended to identify the sources of these and other contaminants so corrective actions can be taken.
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Project Number 3

Harmful Algae Blooms (HABs)

Most algae are harmless and are an important part of the food web. Algae are naturally present in slow moving streams, lakes, marine waters and ponds in low numbers. Certain types can form blooms under the right conditions and produce toxins that area harmful to people and animals. These are collectively called harmful algal blooms (HABs).
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