New York State Water Resources Institute
The mission of the New York State Water Resources Institute (WRI) is to improve the management of water resources in New York State and the nation. We collaborate with regional, state, and national partners to increase awareness of emerging water resources issues and to develop and assess new water management technologies and policies. WRI connects the water research and water management communities.
For more information visit our webpage at https://wri.cals.cornell.edu.
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(2017-09)This file contains data from a study that quantified and compared GHG emissions from the soil over septic system leach fields and roof vents. At each of eight septic systems in upstate New York, we measured fluxes of CH4, ...
Investigating the Effect of Septic Systems on Surface Water Quality in the Cayuga Lake and Hudson River Watersheds (New York State Water Resources Institute, 2015-08-08)The purpose of this study was to explore the effect of septic systems on surface water quality by comparing concentrations of faecal indicator bacteria data to the spatial distribution of septic systems and land use practices.
(New York State Water Resources Institute, 1988-11)This bulletin will help the reader gain a better understanding of potential sources, causes and prevention of groundwater contamination.
(New York State Water Resources Institute, 2016-12-05)Used in 20-25% of homes in the United States, on-site wastewater treatment systems (OWTS) are widespread and can be an efficient and cost-effective alternative to conventional centralized systems if cared for properly. ...