Development Authority of the North Country

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About the Development Authority
The Development Authority of the North Country is a leader in providing regional infrastructure and technical services to municipalities that strengthen communities in Jefferson, St. Lawrence and Lewis counties. As a New York State Public Benefit Corporation chartered in 1985 and based in Watertown, NY, the Authority works with partners to meet the region’s infrastructure needs in water, sewer, housing, telecommunications and solid waste management, owning and operating water and wastewater lines, over 2,000 miles of fiber network, and a tri-county solid waste management facility in Rodman, NY. Visit the Authority online at www.danc.org or www.northcountryrecycles.org.

Jefferson County Begins Mattress Recycling


Jefferson County has joined Lewis and St. Lawrence counties in recycling mattresses through a program established by the Development Authority of the North Country. Beginning immediately, residents disposing of mattresses or box springs in Jefferson County will need to take them to the county trans…

Hit the Trails to Look for Recycling Rocks!


More than 30 brightly colored “recycling rocks” have been scattered along the three public recreational trails owned by the Development Authority of the North Country, waiting for hikers to find them! Find one, snap a photo, post it to the North Country Recycles Facebook page with #recy…

St. Lawrence County Fall Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day


The Development Authority of the North Country, in cooperation with St. Lawrence County and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, will be sponsoring a free household hazardous waste collection this Saturday, Sept. 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the St. Lawrence County Human Ser…

Hardcover Books to be Recycled at Development Authority Open House


Got hardcover books laying around that you don’t know what to do with? Bring them to the Development Authority of the North Country’s open house on August 22 to be recycled! For the first time, visitors are invited to bring their unwanted hardcover books to the event, from 4-6 p…

Recycling Rocks! to be Featured at DANC Open House


Kids will have the opportunity to use their artistic talents to send recycling messages out into the world at the Development Authority’s annual Open House August 22 from 4-6 p.m. at the regional landfill in Rodman. Kids will use weather-resistant paint to decorate rocks with recyclin…

GIS Training Sessions Scheduled


How can you use a Geographic Information System (GIS) to make your job easier? How can you access more information? What are the benefits of using GIS? Those interested in learning how to use the Development Authority of the North Country’s GIS Internet Mapping Application (IMA) will have …

Mattress Recycling Launches in St. Lawrence County


In an effort to divert some of the 16,000 mattresses a year disposed of in the regional landfill, the Development Authority of the North Country and St. Lawrence County have teamed up to launch a mattress recycling program. This comes after a successful mattress recycling pilot program was implemen…

Fort Drum JLUS Public Open House #3


PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE #3 MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 2, 2017 YOUR INPUT MATTERS! You are invited to the final public open house regarding compatibility planning around Fort Drum. …

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