The Voluntary Local Review (VLR) highlights NYC’s sustainable development achievements since 2015. It uses the common language of the Global Goals to translate NYC’s local actions to a global audience, with a focus on the five priority Goals for the 2018 HLPF.
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.
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has begun construction on a $67 million energy efficiency upgrade at the Hunts Point Wastewater Resource Recovery Facility in the south Bronx. The new centrifuges are designed to consume 60% less electricity and process 25% more material