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Editorial: After the floods, New York City must keep doing its share

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In the early days, New York City got its drinking water from the Collect Pond in lower Manhattan, until it became badly polluted from the city’s growing population. That touched off a search for water that took the city further and further north — eventually all the way to the Catskills, where a reservoir system was created in the early 1900s. It’s taken almost 100 years, but the city is finally starting to live up ...

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