Officials investigating cause of dry wells in town of Newburgh

Town officials say they’re investigating whether the wells went dry due to the drought or if it was somehow caused by construction of two warehouses in the area.

Blaise Gomez

Aug 15, 2022, 4:21 PM

Updated 643 days ago

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The town of Newburgh is providing water to some residents relying on wells after their water supply dried up in recent days.  
The people impacted live by Hilltop Avenue near Route 300.  
Town officials say they’re investigating whether the wells went dry due to the drought or if it was somehow caused by construction of two warehouses in the area.   
They say at least two homes are impacted.  
A water truck is available for those who need it behind Newburgh’s Emergency Services Center on 97 South Plank Road. 


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