Each year, the City prepares an MS4 annual report to inform NYSDEC and the public of the City’s progress in implementing the Stormwater Management Program (SWMP) and the status of compliance with the Municipal Separate Sewer Systems (MS4) permit.
The Contractor shall provide, furnish and maintain a fully equipped field office for the exclusive use of and occupancy by the Department’s engineering personnel and/or Supervising Consultant and by the engineering personnel of private utilities when specified.
In accordance with the CSO Order on Consent (DEC Case No. CO2-20110512-25, modification to DEC Case No. CO2-20000107-8), the New York City Department of Environmental Protection submits quarterly reports on its actions toward complying with the Order's milestones.
This updated report, along with the attached table, summarizes DEP’s fulfillment of the requirements for a flood mitigation plan in Queens Community Districts 12 and 13. DEP has also developed an interactive online map that shows the completed and ongoing construction in Southeast Queens.
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 programs, etcetera.