- Floodmaps – FEMA Map Services Center provides links to up to date flood maps. This is the most accurate source of maps.
- If you need a more general idea of where the 100 year floodplain is located, Ulster County GIS also has the floodplain digitized.
- NY State Fish Advisory – Annual publication by the NYS Dept of Health that provides recommendations for safe levels of consumption of fish for waterbodies in New York.
- City of Kingston Water Quality Report – City of Kingston Water Department issues an annual report of drinking water quality for the City of Kingston.
- EPA Toxic Release Sites - The Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) was enacted in 1986. One of EPCRA's primary purposes is to inform citizens of toxic chemical releases in their areas. EPCRA Section 313 requires EPA and the States to collect data annually on releases and transfers of certain toxic chemicals from industrial facilities and make the data available to the public through the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI).
- NYS DEC Pollution Reporting Hotlines - TIPP DEC is a 24-hour telephone hotline that is also referred to as Turn in Poachers and Polluters. It is answered by live dispatchers. The TIPP phone number is 1-800-TIPP DEC (1-800-847-7332). Callers may request to file a complaint anonymously.
Accidental releases of petroleum, toxic chemicals, gases, and other hazardous materials occur frequently throughout New York State. Relatively small releases have the potential to endanger public health and contaminate groundwater, surface water, and soils. To report a spill, call the NYS Spill Hotline: 1-800-457-7362.
Home energy Efficiency/Conservation
NYSERDA Home Energy Audits
-The Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® program offers free or reduced-cost comprehensive home energy assessments, also referred to as an energy audit, to income-eligible owners of 1- to 4-unit residential buildings*. A participating Building Performance Institute (BPI) Accredited Home Performance Contractor will provide a home assessment to identify energy saving opportunities.
HEAP - Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is a Federally funded program that helps low income households pay home energy costs and funds programs for low cost residential weatherization and other energy related home repairs. HEAP is available to low income, TA and SSI households during the heating season (mid-November through April).
EMPOWER - EmPower New York delivers energy saving to low-income New Yorkers. On-site energy use education provides customers with additional strategies for managing their energy costs. Services are free to income-eligible households. These include:
Ulster County Area Transit (UCAT) offers safe, affordable, reliable public transportation service throughout Ulster County, with limited service to Orange County and connecting service to Dutchess County and Metro North. All buses are equipped with bicycle racks.
Kingston Citibus city of Kingston bus.