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Homeowner’s Guide to Rain Event Preparedness

Tips to help you protect your home fromsewer backups and flooding due to rainfall events…
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Lead in Drinking Water from Household Plumbing

NYC water is virtually lead-free when it is delivered from the City's upstate reservoir system.…

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About DEP Water Rates

On June 22, 2016, the Manhattan Supreme Court invalidated the Water Board’s resolution approving a new Rate Schedule…
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$1 Billion Nitrogen Reduction Project Improves the Health of the East River and Long Island Sound
New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Acting Commissioner Vincent Sapienza today announced that following a $1 billion investment in upgrades at four wastewater treatment plants, the amount of nitrogen being discharged into the Upper East River has been reduced by more than 60 percent. These significant upgrades will improve the health and ecology of the East River, Long Island Sound and New York Harbor.
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New Yorkers are Reminded to Beware of Scams
Generally, DEP field employees will have a prearranged appointment before visiting a home. All DEP field employees travel in a marked vehicle, wear uniforms and carry badges (ID Cards). They will never ask for payment.
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