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Mahwah Residents - Tired Of Flooding

We are tired of flooding. We started a Petition to stop Suffern, NY from using the Mahwah River as a drainage basin. We identified a fix. Sign our Petition, your signature is your voice.

Hi- We are tired of flooding. We started a petition to stop Suffern NY, from using the Mahwah River as a drainage basin. We identified a fix. Sign our Petition, your signature is your voice. "FLOOD REMEDIATION USE OF THE TILCON QUARRY."

I really think this is an important cause, and I'd like to encourage you to add your signature, too. It's free and takes just a few seconds of your time. Thanks!

Click here to read the petition.

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Hank March 27, 2013 at 11:58 AM
could you explain a little better what the proposal is?
Leaking Ink March 27, 2013 at 12:10 PM
It costs money to sign this petition.
Mahwah Residents Tired of Flooding March 27, 2013 at 02:38 PM
Suffern needs a plan for drainage. The plan they have isn't working. "Dumping into the Mahwah River". Being a resident of New Jersey, anything our Town fixes in the way of correcting our issues will make very little difference if Suffern continues using it for all of its River overflow and drainage. The Quarry site with a pumping system would be the perfect fix. This will allow the drainage issues of Suffern a place to go instead of flowing into the Mahwah River and causing flooding in our homes.
Jonathan N. Marcus March 27, 2013 at 02:38 PM
I agree with Hank. I would love to be able to learn more about this issue and the proposed solution that is mentioned in the petition. Is there a website, news article or maybe even a blog posting that we can read which gives greater detail on this issue?
Mahwah Residents Tired of Flooding March 27, 2013 at 02:56 PM
Signing this petition is absolutely FREE.....after clicking the green Sign button. You have completed the signing of the Petition and your name has been added to the petition. The next screen will say Thank you for signing. It will ask if you would like to support the Ipetition site. You can just close your browser at this point. No need to donate anything.
Jessica Mazzola (Editor) March 27, 2013 at 03:05 PM
All -- This article on lohud.com, which covers Rockland County, has a good description of the flood mitigation plan involving the quarry. http://www.lohud.com/article/20130302/NEWS03/303010120/Homeowners-officials-from-2-states-discuss-flooding-Suffern Mahwah Residents -- Thanks so much for your blog post. Please feel free to share more details about the petition and quarry project. Thanks!
Mahwah Residents Tired of Flooding March 30, 2013 at 03:42 AM
Thank you for the link Jessica. We met with News12 today. We voiced all of our concerns. We spoke with them about the need for the Suffern Quarry to be used for Flood Remediation. We explained how important this Petition is for the Town of Mahwah and the citizens of Suffern. Everything positive is a step in the wright direction.

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