On July 18, a fast-moving intense summer thunderstorm whipped through the region, resulting in a short burst of rain – and a flood of raw sewage into the water.
Here’s what it looked like in Kingston:
Take a look at that video, and then multiply it by about 660. That’s what happens to the Hudson River when it rains.
The latest data:
Check out the latest data on fecal contamination in the Hudson River Watershed, the best indicator of water quality for recreation. Remember that the data show a snapshot in time, and don’t indicate water quality today.
Hudson River Estuary
Roeliff Jansen Kill
Saw Mill River
New York City