One of the first public utilities to have a presence on the World Wide Web, the Oyster Bay Sewer District has utilized this technology to keep cyber-savvy customers abreast of pertinent information since 1998. The address is

"We know how important it is to keep the public informed about the district and find this to be an excellent vehicle for communicating," said Thomas D. Galasso, Chairman of the Oyster Bay Sewer District Board of Commissioners.

Matthew Kane, technical director of LaMa Media, Inc. of Oyster Bay, which created and currently maintains the site for the district, recently offered some insight to its design and technical formulation.

"The site has recently undergone its first major technological overhaul since its inception," Kane explained. "After initiating a series of behind-the-scenes updates the result is a more efficient, consumer-friendly tool that is visually interesting and easy to navigate. We have gotten a lot of positive feedback from users and will continue to introduce the latest technology as it becomes available."

In operation since 1991, LaMa Media is responsible for crafting and maintaining Web sites for a number of businesses, organizations and municipalities throughout Long Island. Additionally, the company provides system support and creates custom software and CD-ROMs for clients.

Highlights of include an interactive flow schematic of the district's sewage treatment plant, important rules and regulations, as well as the latest news items. Internet users can conveniently log on 24 hours a day, seven days a week to download permit forms or simply research information about the sewer district. Visit to learn more.

Oyster Bay Sewer District Report
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