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Riverhead Water District

Water wars: Town pulls trigger on water district extension for Manorville in effort to keep water authority out of Riverhead

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After years of request for public water by Manorville residents, the town board last night took the first step to provide the service, after learning the SCWA is now exploring bringing water to the area.

Riverhead Water District employee has a heart for the ‘Tin Man’

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Riverhead native Nick May always admired the iconic 'Tin Man' water tower — the water district's original storage tank. He's restored its commemorative plaque, marking the occasion of its completion in 1915.

Riverhead Water District to conduct fall flushing in limited area

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The Riverhead Water District will begin flushing the mains in a portion of its system next week. The...
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Understanding the true cost of water on Long Island — it’s too complicated, group says

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Water costs across Long Island's 48 water districts are “confusing and widely variable," making it difficult for residents to understand the true cost of water.

Riverhead Town Board fills key staff positions

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Riverhead Town made several key hires today, including a water district superintendent and a senior building inspector.

Supervisor candidate slaps incumbent for ‘indecisiveness’ on state grant for replacing lead water service lines

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Republican supervisor candidate Yvette Aguiar yesterday attacked the Democratic incumbent, Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith for 'indecisiveness' about accepting an unsolicited $627,000 state grant announced a week ago.

Future of Riverhead Water District becomes a political campaign issue

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With the water district superintendent job vacant and the assistant superintendent job soon to be vacant, Republican supervisor candidate Yvette Aguiar is accusing Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith of plotting to sell the town's water district to the county water authority.

Water conservation measures urged to assure Riverhead’s ‘seriously challenged’ water supply remains adequate

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Hot, dry weather is challenging the Riverhead Water District's ability to maintain an adequate water supply, supervisor says

Water district superintendent retires

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“I’ve loved this job. I love the water district and the town,” Conklin said in an interview. “But it’s time to retire.”
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Riverhead Water District conducts spring flushing of water mains

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Water district customers should let their water run for a few minutes before use, as the flushing may cause temporary discoloration of your tap water.
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