Reports on the development, progress and achievements of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection's source water protection programs established to maintain the Filtration Avoidance Determination (FAD) for the Catskill/Delaware portion of the New York City water supply.
Participation in the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)'s recreational boating program remained steady in 2018. Crews have been deployed to aid NYC Parks in clearing downed and damaged trees after last week's snowstorm.
Construction has completed on the first phase of high-level sewers along 3rd Avenue in the Gowanus neighborhood. The Value Ambassador program highlights three employees whose work best represents the values of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)
Mining of the Delaware Aqueduct Bypass Tunnel has reached the halfway point, and the project is on schedule and on budget.The Municipal Engineers of the City of New York honored Tasos Georgelis and Natalia Perez with awards.
Work has begun on a $300 million project to install new clean-burning co-generation engines at the North River Wastewater Resource Recovery Facility in west Harlem. Ground was broken on a $31 million project to bring street and infrastructure improvements to Far Rockaway, Queens.
Entries for the 33rd annual Water Resources Art and Poetry Contest are now being accepted. The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Department of Design and Construction are undertaking a $31 million infrastructure project to upgrade water mains in Washington Heights.
Updates on the $400 million program to upgrade water supply infrastructure at Schoharie Reservoir. Projects include the rehabilitation of the Gilboa Dam and Shandaken Tunnel and a new release works for the reservoir. DEP will undertake a $15 million rehabilitation project for Jerome Park Reservoir.