Carmans River seeing higher water temps due to Yaphank dams, advocates say

Colonial¬≠ era dams in Yaphank are causing higher water temperatures in parts of the Carmans River and should be removed or opened, environmental advocates say. The groups Defend H2O and Sea¬≠Run Brook Trout Coalition say the dams create thermal pollution by artificially spreading out the water and slowing it down, allowing it to collect heat. … Continue reading Carmans River seeing higher water temps due to Yaphank dams, advocates say