June 27, 2020
An urgent message from the Superintendent of the Jericho Water District. The unseasonably hot, dry weather we have been experiencing, combined with the loss of critical wells, has led to an increase in water demand that is unsustainable. Any rainfall that we receive in the near future will not be sufficient to alleviate this situation. . . .
June 24, 2020
The following message is an update to the original important message dated March 20th, 2020. As of June 15th, 2020, the Jericho Water District is open to the public. Residents and consumers may now resume conducting business and transactions at District Headquarters in person. For both the safety of residents and District staff, face masks . . .
February 13, 2020
BY JOSEPH WOLKIN As seen in Syosset-Jericho Tribune The accomplishments of one of New York’s leading experts on water supply, conservation and sustainability were further memorialized by a host of dignitaries with the official dedication of the Nicholas J. Bartilucci Administration Building Operations Complex, located at 125 Convent Rd. in Syosset, by the Jericho Water . . .
December 10, 2019
The results of the Jericho Water District Commissioner Election are as follows: James Asmus (235), Robert Freier (102), Thomas Carbone (86)
August 5, 2019
To be in compliance with section 215, subdivision 12 of the Town Law of the State of New York, it is mandatory that the District provide a listing of all unpaid water charges as of May 31st each year to the Town Board of the Town of Oyster Bay for collection on the tax roll. . . .
July 9, 2019
On July 8, Governor Cuomo’s office announced that the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has proposed new drinking water standards for the emerging contaminants PFOA, PFOS, and 1,4-dioxane, which are polluting Long Island groundwater from industrial chemicals that were used and disposed here for decades. At that time, those responsible for the contamination . . .
May 6, 2019
Jericho Water District currently has approximately 19,000 individual water services. Water meters on these services range in age, size, manufacturer as well as the way that they are read. For the most part, readings are collected by District personnel on a quarterly basis by physically visiting each location and taking a direct visual reading of . . .
May 22, 2018
A $1,000 scholarship is available for a worthy engineering student at Manhattan College. Sponsored by Jericho Water District as a member of the Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ Association (NSWCA), the scholarship honors the late NSWCA past President and longtime Jericho Water District Commissioner, Nicholas J. Bartilucci. The annual scholarship is open to entering freshmen enrolled . . .
June 4, 2017
Jericho Water District is assisting NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), an Operating Unit of the U.S. Department of Commerce, in a scientific study collecting data on rainfall and temperature. NOAA’s mission is to “provide weather, water and climate data, forecasts and warnings for the protection of life and property and enhancement of the national . . .
January 8, 2017
In July of 2016, Jericho Water District lost its beloved Chairman, Nicholas J. Bartilucci. In appreciation of his long and very distinguished career that spanned nearly half a century, the remaining Board members felt it fitting to dedicate the Administration Building in his honor. During his tenure, Nick helped to shape and guide one of . . .