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Safeguards proposed for Glenville's water wells

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Installing a berm to protect the wells and developing emergency backup systems are among the top recommendations of a committee to safeguard Glenville’s water supply. Town officials established the Wellfield Protection Committee last year after flooding from tropical storms Irene and Lee in 2011 came perilously close to the town’s wells on Pumphouse Road, which draws from the Great Flats Aquifer the sole source of water for the town. “The well field is vulnerable,” said ...


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