The New York City Department of Environmental Protection invites you to attend our Earth Day Digester Egg Tour at the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant on Saturday, April 21. Tours are free and open to the public, but advance registration is required. To view available times and to register for a tour, please complete the short form below. Please note you may only register one discrete name and one discrete email address per form. Due to the popularity of the tour, you may only register for one time slot. Any duplicate registrations will be canceled.
The Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant is home to eight futuristic stainless steel-clad digesters that play a critical role in New York City’s wastewater treatment process. The tour includes an overview of the wastewater treatment process and a visit to the observation deck atop the eggs, where you will be treated to an unobstructed view of the iconic Manhattan skyline.
All guests are required to sign a release form at the beginning of the tour. Guests under 18 must have a release form signed by a parent or a guardian. Sorry, no children under 12 are allowed.
The Digester Egg Tour begins at the Visitor Center at Newtown Creek, located at 329 Greenpoint Avenue in Brooklyn, NY. Enter at the intersection of Greenpoint Avenue and Humboldt Street. For directions, click here.
THE TOUR IS SUBJECT TO LAST MINUTE CANCELATION. IF THE TOUR IS CANCELED IT WILL BE POSTED ON THE DEP WEBSITE AND DEP’S FACEBOOK PAGE.