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Construction More Than 50% Complete on $250 Million Water Tunnel
New, deeper water tunnel will connect Brooklyn to Staten Island…
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DEP Helps New Yorkers Stay Cool With Water-On-the-Go

Public Fountains Provide NYC with Easy, Healthy Way to Beat the Heat…

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Summer Fire Hydrant Abuse Prevention Campaign is Launched

Spray caps can be obtained by an adult 18 or over, free of charge, at local firehouses…
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Department of Environmental Protection Provides Update on April 30, 2014 Queens / Brooklyn Flooding Event
On April 30th, 2014 more than five inches of rain fell on New York City; it was the tenth wettest day ever recorded. While several areas experienced some flooding, the neighborhoods bordering Spring Creek and Ralph Creek were particularly hard hit. The day of the storm, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection dispatched crews to New Lots and Lindenwood to evaluate whether the local drainage and wastewater collection systems operated at full capacity.
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Lowest Water Rate Increase in Nine Years Approved by New York City Water Board

The New York City Water Board today voted to approve the Department of Environmental Protection’s proposed 3.35 percent increase in the Fiscal Year 2015 (FY15) water rate. The approved rate for FY15 represents the lowest increase in nine years and is less than half the published projection of 7.8 percent.

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Reservoir Levels

Current: 87.3%

Normal: 78.3%

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