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Alley Creek CSO Long Term Control Plan (LTCP)

DEP will be completing a Long-Term Control Plan (LTCP) to better understand CSO impacts on wa­ter quality and related recreational uses within Alley Creek and Little Neck Bay. To learn more about the these watersheds, improvement projects already implemented in the Alley Creek watershed and the future development of the Alley Creek LTCP, click here.

The Alley Creek Long Term Control Plan was submitted to DEC in June 2013, resubmitted in November 2013, and resubmitted again in June 2014.

Alley Creek LTCP Kickoff Meeting (October 24, 2012 – Alley Pond Environmental Center)

Attendees of the Alley Creek Kickoff Meeting learned more about Alley Creek and Little Neck Bay waterbody and watershed characteristics, Alley Creek CSO improvement projects, the Alley Creek LTCP development process and schedule and the public participation plan and schedule. DEP and DEC staff were available to answer questions and present information specific to Alley Creek, DEP’s CSO program and the LTCP process. A summary of the meeting, public comments received and responses from DEP and DEC is available to download:

A copy of the event’s advertisement, agenda and presentation are available for download:

Alley Creek LTCP Public Meeting #2 (May 1, 2013 – Alley Pond Environmental Center)

Attendees of the second public meeting for Alley Creek’s Long Term Control Plan learned about the Long Term Control Plan process, Alley Creek’s watershed characteristics, and its existing water quality conditions. During this meeting, DEP obtained public input on waterbody uses in Alley Creek/Little Neck Bay and described the alternatives identification and selection process for the Alley Creek watershed. Representatives of DEP and DEC presented the information and answered questions. A summary of the meeting, as well as public comments and responses from DEP and DEC is available for download:

A copy of the event’s advertisement, agenda and presentation are available for download:

Alley Creek LTCP Meeting Announcements

Check back soon for future announcements!

On September 12, 2012, DEP attended the Queens Borough Cabinet Meeting and presented information on public outreach for the Alley Creek LTCP to Queens Borough President Helen Marshall and Queens Borough Cabinet members. A copy of the presentation is available for download:

Alley Creek Public Participation Materials

An informational summary on Alley Creek and the Alley Creek LTCP is available for download:

The LTCP Public Participation Plan describes the methods DEP will utilize to raise awareness about, foster understanding of and encourage input on the development of the Alley Creek LTCP. The LTCP Public Participation Plan is available for download:

Alley Creek Waterbody/Watershed Facility Plan

The Alley Creek Waterbody/Watershed Facility Plan (WWFP) was submitted to DEC in June 2009 and was the first step toward development of a LTCP for Alley Creek.

How to Get Involved?

DEP and DEC staff will be available to answer any questions you may have.

To RSVP or for more information, please email ltcp@dep.nyc.gov or call DEP’s Community Affairs Office at (718) 595-3496.

For more information on DEP’s CSO program, please visit our LTCP Program website or follow us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter.

Green Infrastructure

Reservoir Levels

Current: 66.3%

Normal: 78.6%