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  • 19-036 $77 Million Project to Improve Drainage and Streets in New Dorp Beach, Staten Island (05/15/2019)
  • 19-035 Bronx Students Release Classroom Trout into Watershed Streams (05/10/2019)
  • 19-034 100 Rain Barrels Distributed to Homeowners from Morris Park City Island Van Nest and Pelham Parkway (05/08/2019)
  • 19-033 Students from Susan Wagner High School on Staten Island Release Juvenile Trout into Watershed Streams (05/06/2019)
  • 19-032 DEP Partners with Elected Officials and Community Board 5 to Distribute More than 300 Rain Barrels Across Kings County (05/03/2019)
  • 19-031 New York City Wastewater Treatment Workers Compete in the 32nd Annual Operations Challenge (05/02/2019)
  • 19-030 Rate Proposal Would Keep the Cost of Water in New York City Well Below the National Average (05/01/2019)
  • 19-029 $145 Million Infrastructure Upgrade in Canarsie and East New York Progresses to Phases II and III (05/01/2019)
  • 19-028 $84 Million Infrastructure Project Will Reduce Flooding and Build New Streets in Brookville, Queens (04/24/2019)
  • 19-027 Restoration of Tidal Wetlands Help to Improve the Health of Alley Creek and Little Neck Bay (04/22/2019)
  • 19-026 DEP Celebrates Earth Day With Cleanup Efforts in Putnam and Westchester Counties (04/22/2019)
  • 19-025 Department of Environmental Protection Joins NYC Parks to Cut the Ribbon on Playground 103 in East Harlem (04/12/2019)
  • 19-024 DEP Announces Family Fishing Day at Lake Gleneida (04/12/2019)
  • 19-023 DEP Resumes Shutdown of Shandaken Tunnel for Upgrade Work at Schoharie Reservoir Intake (04/12/2019)
  • 19-022 City Announces Construction Underway on $39 Million Mid-Island Bluebelt Phase II (04/11/2019)
  • 19-021 2019 Rain Barrel Giveaway Program Kicks off in Southeast Queens (04/10/2019)
  • 19-020 DEP to Begin $5 Million Upgrade of Intersections Near Kensico Dam in Westchester County (04/08/2019)
  • 19-019 DEP Encourages Anglers to Enjoy World-class Trout Fishing in the Watershed (03/29/2019)
  • 19-018 DEP Reactivates Shandaken Tunnel to Supplment Natural Flow in Esopus Creek (03/26/2019)
  • 19-017 DEP Celebrates the Finished Renovation of Ben Nesin Building at Ashokan Reservoir (03/25/2019)
  • 19-016 $62 Million Project Begins to Rebuild Streets and Infrastructure in Bergen Beach, Brooklyn (03/22/2019)
  • 19-015 DEP Begins Project to Repair and Upgrade Catskill Aqueduct Culvert in Millwood (03/21/2019)
  • 19-014 During “Fix a Leak Week” New Yorkers are Encouraged to Save Money by Locating and Repairing Water Leaks (03/20/2019)
  • 19-013 $25 Million Infrastructure Upgrade for Eltingville (03/07/2019)
  • 19-012 DEP Begins Two-Month Shutdown of Shandaken Tunnel for Rehabilitation Work at Intake Chamber (03/04/2019)
  • 19-011 Department of Environmental Protection Joins NYC Parks to Cut the Ribbon on New Green Little Claremont Playground in the Bronx (03/04/2019)
  • 19-010 DEP Releases 2019 Watershed Recreation Newsletter (02/27/2019)
  • 19-009 Department of Environmental Protection Encourages College Students to Apply for Watershed Internships (02/26/2019)
  • 19-008 “Trash it. Don’t Flush It.” Public Awareness Campaign Encourages New Yorkers to Properly Dispose of Waste (02/21/2019)
  • 19-007 Newtown Creek Wastewater Resource Recovery Facility to Host Annual Valentine’s Day Tours (01/31/2019)
  • PR-061-19 Mayor de Blasio Announces LeadFreeNYC, a Comprehensive Plan to End Childhood Lead Exposure (01/28/2019)
  • 19-006 City Investing $28 Million to Bring New Sewers and a Bluebelt to Travis Area of Staten Island  (01/25/2019)
  • 19-005 DEP Provides Update on $400 Million Program to Upgrade Infrastructure at Schoharie Reservoir  (01/18/2019)
  • 19-004 DEP Joins NYC Parks to cut the Ribbon on New Green Playground at Lt. Joseph Petrosino Park in Brooklyn (01/17/2019)
  • 19-003 DEP Announces $15 Million Upgrade of Jerome Park Reservoir Facilities in the Bronx (01/16/2019)
  • 19-002 Water Resources Art & Poetry Contest Inspires Next Generation of Environmentalists (01/11/2019)
  • 19-001 $31 Million Infrastructure Investment for Washington Heights (01/08/2019)

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