Stony Creek Advocacy

Clifton Knolls Pond, part of the Stony Creek watershed

Clifton Park, NY : Pond near golf course in Clifton Knolls development

Title Stony Creek Reservoir, near Vischer Ferry, NY, 1952
Date of Original 1952-11-19
Description Photograph showing the construction of the dam holding back the water of the Stony Creek, creating a reservoir for the Town of Colonie. The Latham Water District purchased the land in Clifton Park in the late 1940s to create the reservoir.

 Today, the Stony Creek Reservoir, also known as the Colonie or Latham Reservoir, is owned and managed by the Town of Colonie, Albany County, NY as a drinking water supply reserve source for Latham, and a local source for some Clifton Park residents.  A significant fisheries habitat is associated with the Stony Creek Reservior and the Stony Creek.



Write a Letter!!!

Your task is to use the information here and that you have researched and write a letter to the Town of Colonie, requesting that they consider Clifton Park's proposal to purchase Stony Creek.  You might want to use the who, what, why, when, where, how technique of composing a document.  

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Address Letters to:

Paula A. Mahan, Supervisor

Colonie Town Hall

534 Loudon Road

Newtonville, New York 12128

Joanne Coons,
Nov 9, 2011, 12:43 PM
Joanne Coons,
Jan 11, 2010, 5:26 AM
Joanne Coons,
Jan 11, 2010, 5:27 AM
Joanne Coons,
Jan 11, 2010, 5:21 AM
Joanne Coons,
Jan 11, 2010, 5:21 AM