August 8, 2020
Summer irrigation quadruples average monthly water demand. Three of our wells recently have been taken off-line and will remain off-line until early 2022. In order to meet the water needs of all our communities, summer irrigation demand must be reduced, especially at peak hours. Therefore, water conservation is a must. This plan will be in . . .
July 28, 2020
There has been an increase in lawn watering despite the District’s mandate forbidding this during our current severe conditions. This unauthorized usage continues to cause a serious drop in system water pressure during early morning hours. This is a reminder. No lawn watering is permitted for the next ten days, meaning from July 29 until . . .
July 28, 2020
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the State has issued a Drought Watch for four regions of New York, including Long Island, the Upper Hudson/Mohawk area, the Adirondacks, and the Great Lakes/St. Lawrence area. Click here for the full article.
July 16, 2020
Weather conditions from the last few weeks are continuing and likewise is the extreme increase in lawn watering, even though we have asked not to water. This continues to cause a drop in water pressure during the early morning hours. Again, any rainfall that we do receive will not be enough to alleviate this situation. . . .
July 7, 2020
Current weather conditions have caused an extreme increase in lawn watering and a corresponding drop in water pressure during times of peak demand. Any rainfall that we do receive will not be enough to alleviate this situation. Therefore, we are reminding all residents to refrain from watering lawns for the next 10 days. This means . . .
July 6, 2020
The hot, dry weather of June looks as if it will continue into the next week or two. Therefore, we are continuing to urge our residents to refrain from watering their lawns for the next 10 days. Any rainfall that we do receive will not be enough to alleviate this situation. This means that no . . .
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 . . .