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Catskill-Delaware watershed: champagne drinking water for New York City

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In the 1980s New York City was in need of new legislation on water management as water quality showed signs of deterioration. Rather than investing in new filtration plants, officials adopted a more progressive approach which would protect the water at source, by acquiring some upstate watershed land and protecting the surrounding forest.
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