Pollutants

What are the Major Pollutants Affecting Suffolk County Waterbodies?

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Pathogens

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Nitrogens


To learn more about pathogen pollution, click here.

To learn more about nitrogen pollution, click here.

Click on your town below to see if any of your local waterbodies are affected by pathogens. If the waterbody is blue and labeled in the maps below, that means the waterbody is impaired due to pathogens.

For more information visit NYDEC's impaired waterbodies website.