Picente Calls For Reduced Flow at Hinckley Due to Low Water Levels

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. today called upon the New York State Canal Corp. to take pro-active steps to reduce the amount of water flowing out of Hinckley Reservoir due to the extremely low water level in the reservoir, which serves as the major drinking water source for the Utica region and also supplies water to the Erie Canal.

Health Department, NYU to Collaborate On Study

“NIH Grant Will Fund Window Replacement/ Lead Reduction Impact Investigation”
The Oneida County Health Department’s Lead Primary Prevention Program has been asked to participate in a study funded through a grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH) that will determine the impact of window replacement on lead dust levels, Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. announced today.