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Efforts eyed to protect Glenville water

Flooding too close for comfort

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When Tropical Storm Irene tore through the Mohawk Valley two years ago, it sent floodwaters as high as 242.2 feet above sea level at the site of Glenville’s Water Treatment Plant. This was more than 2 feet above the 100-year flood level as predicted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and just 1.3 feet shy of the 500-year flood level. The access road to the plant, Pump House Road off of Van Buren Lane, was ...


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