From Mohawk Valley Compass — A New York State based watchdog organization called Riverkeeper, that advocates for and monitors the quality of the Hudson River, published a perspective earlier this month on the effects of the recent sewer leak near Forest Avenue in Amsterdam on the water quality of the Mohawk River.

According to an article posted on the organization’s website written by Water Quality Program Manager Dan Shapley, three days of rain in August had an effect on the river that was 11 to 25 times greater than the effect of the leak into the Chuctanunda Creek, which flows into the river.

Read the full post at Mohawk Valley Compass >>

(Photo: Tim Becker/Mohawk Valley Compass)