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Your Water and Sewer Fees at Work

Your Water and Sewer Fees at Work

New York City has invested in its water and wastewater systems for more than 150 years, and most of that infrastructure has served the people of New York for more than a century. DEP is continuing that tradition with the most comprehensive upgrades to the City’s water and wastewater systems in decades. These projects will serve New Yorkers for generations to come.

The following brochures cover what major capital investment projects are going on in each borough:

DEP has made a variety of improvements throughout the system. Among the recent, ongoing, and planned capital investments are:

Major Capital Construction Projects at DEP

The following projects represent the most significant investments in the future of the City’s drinking water system since the construction of City Water Tunnels 1 and 2 – which date from 1917 and 1936:

Major Construction Projects Throughout the Five Boroughs

In addition to the Citywide projects for improving New York's water supply, DEP is investing heavily in wastewater and harbor water infrastructure projects throughout the five boroughs:

Brooklyn Bronx Manhattan Queens Staten Island

 


Reservoir Levels

Current: 66.5%

Normal: 75.9%