New wastewater treatment system becomes operational at Lake Ronkonkoma

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A new wastewater treatment system at Lake Ronkonkoma County Park becomes operational today.

The system will reduce and remove over 200 pounds of nitrogen pollution per year.

Officials say that will help protect water quality in the lake.

County Executive Steve Bellone is on hand for the ceremonial first flush.

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