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City Completes $24 Million Water and Sewer Upgrade in Staten Island

Project will allow 150 homes in the Rossville neighborhood to connect to the City sewer system…
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DEP Joins Trout Unlimited and NYC Students to Release Trout into Watershed Streams

DEP partners up to educate students about protecting our shared water resources…

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Mayor de Blasio and DEP Commissioner Emily Lloyd Announce Update to NYC's Air Code

This is the biggest update to the the City's Air Pollution Control Code since 1975…
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Dredging in Newtown Creek (Updated: 04/21/14)
Community Notification (PDF)


East 116 Street and Park Avenue Building Collapse
Air Monitoring and Bulk Samples Collected (XLSX)


DEP Proposes Lowest Water Rate Increase in Nine Years

New York City Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Emily Lloyd today proposed a 3.35% increase in the Fiscal Year 2015 (FY15) water rate to the New York City Water Board. The proposal for FY15 represents the lowest increase in nine years and is less than half the published projection of 7.8% anticipated for this spring.

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Customers Impacted by Hurricane Sandy
On June 17, 2013 DEP resumed water and sewer billing for 9,000 customers impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Interest charges were waived and leak forgiveness was applied to eligible customers during the period following the storm. View the letter sent to affected customers

New Payment Options

Reservoir Levels

Current: 98.7%

Normal: 98.4%

Strategy 2011-2014