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Photo credit: NYC DEP/Walter Dufresne

As part of openhousenewyork Weekend, DEP is pleased to invite you to visit the the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant digester eggs. Between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. there will be organized visits to the top of the eggs. Greg Clawson, project manager from Polshek Partnership Architects and Jim Pynn, plant superintendent, will give talks on the form and function of the plant.  Each visit will last approximately 30 minutes and be limited to 20 people on a first-come, first-served basis. The public is also invited to preview the Visitor Center at Newtown Creek as well as the nearby Nature Walk.

EVENT: openhousenewyork Weekend
Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant Digester Eggs
DATE: October 10th - 11th
TIME: 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
PLACE: Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant
329 Greenpoint Avenue/Humboldt Street
Greenpoint, Brooklyn
Subway: G to Greenpoint Ave.
Bus: B24.

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DEP’s Newtown Creek facility is a functioning wastewater treatment plant and an active construction site so appropriate apparel is required:
Shoes: closed toe, flat heels; no sneakers, no flip flops

The Newtown Creek Nature Walk

The Newtown Creek Nature Walk
As part of openhousenewyork weekend, come and explore the first public waterfront access to Newtown Creek. This quarter-mile nature walk offers stunning views of New York City and the local industrial landscape.
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Lighting of the Digester Eggs
At night, the Newtown Creek digester eggs' dramatic lighting reminds all who see them of their elegant combination of engineering and art.
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NYC Department of Environmental Protection
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Flushing, NY 11373

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