The problems facing our Aquifer System--the underground, sole source of our drinking water--are getting worse. To learn more about these problems and how a Nassau-Suffolk approach to aquifer management could benefit Long Island's water resources, please read this short document: L.I. Aquifer Management Compact. Please email any questions to waterforlongisland@gmail.com.



Lead has been found in water in over 20 school districts in Long Island.

Find out if there are pipes with lead/lead solder in your home or at your child's school.

Free Lead Test HERE

Also, check out these green tips on water that were posted in honor of World Water Day (3/15/19): https://nylcvef.org/citizens-toolkit/green-tips-celebrating-water-world-water-day-beyond/

The Sierra Club, a non-profit organization, is the nation’s longest standing volunteer driven environmental organization. Its purpose is to ‘explore, enjoy and protect the planet’. It does this by educating the public and influencing public policy decisions — legislative, legal, and electoral.


Please note that donations and dues for these policy efforts need to meet specific standards to be tax deductible. Donations to the Sierra Club Foundation are 501c3 tax deductible. Locally the Sierra Club Long Island Group is advocating for climate change resilient strategies with the legal Article 78 case for the Hempstead Lake State Park project within the Mill River Watershed. In this case donations are tax deductible:

Effective September 1, 2020 - August 31, 2023

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Checks should be made out to Sierra Club Foundation  with Long Island Hempstead Lake State Park in the memo line. 

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