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Riverhead offered state grant to replace drinking water service lines containing lead

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Riverhead has been offered a $627,327 state grant to replace lead drinking water service lines.

Riverhead moving forward with multimillion dollar capital improvement plan for water district

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The plan, calling for additional estimated expenditures of more than $15 million over the next 10 years, is seen as a crucial commitment to retaining the Riverhead Water District as an independent public water supplier.

Report explores ‘State of the Aquifer’ – hearing set for Oct. 20 in Riverhead

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It lies beneath us and, without thinking much about it, we all rely on it to survive. But what is the state of Long Island's aquifer — the sole source of drinking water for the island’s nearly 8 million residents? Is it polluted or pristine? Abundant or depleted? What can be done to protect it?
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