You might not know what “turbidity” is but it’s a long-standing issue in the city’s Catskills watershed—one that climate change is likely to exacerbate.
Cracks in the 85-mile-long Delaware Aqueduct are leaking up to 35 million gallons a day and threaten the largest source of New York City drinking water. A huge repair job is underway, and consumers will have to conserve water to help make it work.
As of now, New York State has no rent regulations. But it has plenty of blame to go around.