The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has released its annual Watershed Recreation Newsletter, which serves as a source of information for local residents and visitors who enjoy outdoor activities on water supply lands and reservoirs.
This report, along with the attached table, summarizes the New York City Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) fulfillment of the requirements for a flood mitigation plan in Queens Community Districts 12 and 13.
The State of the Sewers report provides an overview of how the City’s sewer system works, DEP’s approach to inspection, cleaning, and repair of the system, a breakdown of the most recurrent causes of sewer blockages, a look at the new employee training facility and safety program...
The Cross Connection Control Program is one of the tools DEP employs to protect the City's water supply system by requiring specified businesses to install and maintain approved backflow prevention devices.
DEP's strategy to reduce phosphorous discharges to East of Hudson water bodies within the Croton watershed is to continue emphasis on responsible maintenance protocol at our facilities and lands, as well as respond to, provide and oversee cleanup activities, and investigate any illicit discharges