June 24, 2024



Up to 1 million gallons of sewage to be released into Hudson River each day: Where to avoid

NBC 4 New York

By Tom Shea • Published June 7, 2024 • Updated on June 7, 2024 at 3:50 pm

Boaters and especially swimmers will want to avoid part of the Hudson River in Westchester County, as up to a million gallons of sewage is expected to be dumped into the water just north of New York City every day.

The Westchester County Department of Health said Friday that recreational activities in the water from Peekskill down to Yonkers should be avoided starting the weekend of June 8 and going until further notice. The department said that Croton Park Beach and Philise Manor Beach will be closed for the time being as well.

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