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Press Releases

  • 15-79 225 Spray Showers in City Playgrounds Have Been Upgraded With Timers to Help Conserve Water (09/03/2015)
  • 15-78 Department of Environmental Protection to Host Third Annual Family Fishing day at Ashokan Reservoir (09/01/2015)
  • 15-77 Department of Environmental Protection Announces Enhanced Customer Service Programs (08/31/2015)
  • 15-76 Department of Environmental Protection Completes Second Stage of Repairs Near Cannonsville Dam (08/26/2015)
  • 15-75 $150 Million Upgrade to Brooklyn’s 26th Ward Wastewater Treatment Plant Garners Isi Envision® Sustainable Infrastructure Silver Award (08/25/2015)
  • 15-74 Department of Environmental Protection Joins Senator Leroy Comrie to Distribute Rain Barrels to 240 Homeowners in St. Albans (08/25/2015)
  • 15-73 DEP Announces Public Meetings to Share Information about Successful Repair Work Downstream of Cannonsville Dam (08/17/2015)
  • 15-72 Department of Environmental Protection and Watershed Agricultural Council Celebrate 100th Farm Lease on Water Supply Property (08/17/2015)
  • 15-71 Completion of $30 Million Interceptor Sewer Line in College Point Improves the Ecological Health of Flushing Bay, Powells Cove and Little Bay (08/12/2015)
  • 15-70 DEP to Celebrate 100th Agriculture Lease with Watershed Farmers (08/11/2015)
  • 15-69 Department of Environmental Protection Provides Update on Repairs and Monitoring at Cannonsville Dam (08/10/2015)
  • 15-68 Department of Environmental Protection Resumes Normal Operations at Cannonsville Reservoir (08/02/2015)
  • 15-67 Department of Environmental Protection Provides Update on Repairs and Monitoring at Cannonsville Dam (07/29/2015)
  • 15-66 Department of Environmental Protection Begins Work to Remove Hurricane Debris from Schoharie Reservoir (07/29/2015)
  • 15-65 Department of Environmental Protection Joins Staten Island Elected Officals to Distribute Rain Barrels to 240 South Shore Homeowners (07/28/2015)
  • 15-64 Department of Environmental Protection To Repair Culvert on Route 28A Near Ashokan Reservoir (07/24/2015)
  • 15-63 Department of Environmental Protection Begins Repairs to End Turbid Flow Below Cannonsville Dam (07/23/2015)
  • 15-62 Department of Environmental Protection Increases Releases at Cannonsville Reservoir to Facilitate Necessary Repairs (07/15/2015)
  • 15-61 Department of Environmental Protection Joins Assembly Member David Weprin to Distribute Rain Barrels to 240 Homeowners in Queens Village (07/14/2015)
  • 15-60 Department of Environmental Protection Joins Statewide Effort to Educate new Yorkers About Invasive Species (07/13/2015)
  • 15-59 “Clean Streets = Clean Beaches” Anti-littering Campaign Launches in Coney Island (07/13/2015)
  • 15-58 Department of Environmental Protection Announces Start of Construction for Release Works At Schoharie Reservoir (07/09/2015)
  • Schumer, Gillibrand & De Blasio Announce Over $115 Million in Federal Sandy Funding for Waste Water Treatment Plant Repairs & Resiliency Throughout NYC (07/08/2015)
  • 15-57 Fire Hydrant Education Volunteers Hit New York City Streets (07/08/2015)
  • 15-56 Department of Environmental Protection Helps New Yorkers Stay Hydrated with Launch of Water-On-the-Go Season (07/07/2015)
  • 15-55 Dividing Weir Bridge at Ashokan Reservoir to be Closed for Less Than one Hour on Tuesday Morning (07/06/2015)
  • 15-54 Catskill Interpretive Center Opens for First Time (07/01/2015)
  • 15-53 The Trust for Public Land and New York City Open “Green” Playground in the Bronx (06/25/2015)
  • 15-52 129 Public School Buildings Across the City Upgraded to Conserve Water (06/23/2015)
  • 15-51 Department of Environmental Protection to Clean and Repair Culverts in Cannonsville Reservoir Watershed (06/12/2015)
  • 15-50 Department of Environmental Protection Partners With York College to Conduct Door-to-door Flooding Survey in Southeast Queens (06/11/2015)
  • 15-49 The Trust for Public Land and New York City Unveil First “Green” Playground in Manhattan (06/10/2015)
  • 15-48 Department of Environmental Protection to Host Family Fishing Day at Pepacton Reservoir (06/10/2015)
  • 15-47 New York State and New York City Encourage Fishing in the Catskills (06/09/2015)
  • 15-46 Department of Environmental Protection Joins Council Member I. Daneek Miller to Distribute Rain Barrels to 200 Homeowners in St. Albans (06/08/2015)
  • 15-45 Department of Environmental Protection Joins Assembly Member Mark Gjonaj to Distribute Rain Barrels to 200 Homeowners in Morris Park (06/08/2015)
  • 15-44 Statement from Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Emily Lloyd on Verdict in David Reese Trial (06/02/2015)
  • 15-43 Statement of Department of Environmental Protection Deputy Commissioner Paul Rush on Extension of Flexible Flow Management Program (06/01/2015)
  • 15-42 Tunnel Boring Machine Completes Excavation of $250 Million Water Tunnel Connecting Brooklyn and Staten Island (06/01/2015)
  • 15-41 Department of Environmental Protection Hosts Youth Fishing day at Lake Gleneida (05/28/2015)
  • 15-40 Community Groups, Non-profits, and Property Owners are Encouraged to Apply for Green Project Funding (05/26/2015)
  • 15-39 Department of Environmental Protection Hosts 29th Annual Water Resources Art & Poetry Awards Celebration (05/21/2015)
  • 15-38 Department of Environmental Protection Announces Start of 2015 Recreational Boating Season at Four Reservoirs in the Catskills (05/19/2015)
  • 15-37 Finger Lakes Trail Conference and Department of Environmental Protection Announce Opening of New Trail Alongside Cannonsville Reservoir (05/15/2015)
  • 15-36 New York City Launches “B.Y.O.” Campaign to Promote the Use of Reusable Mugs, Bottles and Bags (05/13/2015)
  • 15-35 Department of Environmental Protection Announces Pilot Test for Natural Weed Control Along City-Owned Roads in the Watershed (05/12/2015)
  • 15-34 Croton Water Filtration Plant Activated (05/08/2015)
  • 15-33 City Announces Plans to Construct New Pedestrian Bridge Over Major Deegan to Improve Community Access to Van Cortlandt Park (05/08/2015)
  • 15-32 City to Announce Plans to Construct New Pedestrian Bridge over Major Deegan to Improve Community Access to Van Cortlandt Park (05/08/2015)
  • 15-31 Department of Environmental Protection Celebrates American Wetlands Month by Hosting Educational Walk in the Watershed (05/07/2015)
  • 15-30 Department of Environmental Protection Hosts Annual Eel Count at Staten Island’s Richmond Creek Bluebelt (04/30/2015)
  • 15-29 Delaware River Basin Commission Releases Updated Water Resource Planning Model (04/30/2015)
  • 15-28 Department of Environmental Protection Joins Trout Unlimited and New York City Students to Release Trout Into Watershed Streams (04/28/2015)
  • 15-27 City Set to Begin Construction of Green Infrastructure in Boreum Hill, Carroll Gardens, Gowanus, Park Slope and Prospect Heights (04/16/2015)
  • 15-26 Department of Environmental Protection Rededicates Former Army Reserve Center in Kingston as the New Staff Sgt. Robert H. Dietz DEP Police Academy (04/16/2015)
  • 15-25 Department of Environmental Protection Announces Third Year of Pilot Program for Fishing With Electric Trolling Motors at Cannonsville Reservoir (04/15/2015)
  • 15-24 Department of Environmental Protection Update on Response to Sheen at Schoharie Reservoir (04/10/2015)
  • 15-23 Department of Environmental Protection Investigating Sheen at Schoharie Reservoir (04/08/2015)
  • 15-22 Statement from Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Emily Lloyd on the Future Rail Trail Along Ashokan Reservoir in Ulster County (04/07/2015)
  • 15-21 Department of Environmental Protection Releases 2015 Watershed Recreation Newsletter (04/06/2015)
  • 15-20 Department of Environmental Protection Receives Protective Vests for Six K9 Thanks to Charitable Campaign for Police Dogs (04/02/2015)
  • 15-19 Department of Environmental Protection Proposes Lowest Water Rate Increase in 10 Years (03/27/2015)
  • 15-18 NYC DOT, DEP, Elected Officials and Partners Encourage Safe Driving in and Around Work Zones Citywide as Part of National Work Zone Awareness Week, March 23-27 (03/24/2015)
  • 15-17 Department of Environmental Protection Encourages Anglers to Use Expanded Access to Reservoirs, Streams and Creeks as Trout Fishing Season Begins (03/25/2015)
  • 15-16 $210 Million Upgrade of Historic Beaux-Arts Style Pump Station in South Brooklyn Substantially Improves the Health of Coney Island Creek (03/24/2015)
  • 15-15 Data Analysis Shows that Green Infrastructure Can Play an Important Role in Improving the Health and Cleanliness of Local Waterways (03/20/2015)
  • 15-14 Department of Environmental Protection Proposes Regular Releases from Schoharie Reservoir to Enhance Flood Mitigation, Support Downstream Ecology (03/20/2015)
  • 15-13 City Begins $2.1 Million Storm Sewer Installation in Glen Oaks, Queens (03/19/2015)
  • 15-12 Department of Environmental Protection Announces Fix a Leak Week Outreach Events (03/18/2015)
  • 15-11 Department of Environmental Protection Encourages College Students to Apply for Watershed Internships (03/06/2015)
  • 15-10 Traffic at Ashokan Reservoir’s Dividing Weir Bridge Limited to One Lane Until Repair Work Completed (02/24/2015)
  • 15-09 Completed Stream Management Projects in Delaware County Protect Infrastructure, Property and Water Quality (02/17/2015)
  • 15-08 Community-based Environmental Projects Receive More Than $3 Million from the Department of Environmental Protection (02/12/2015)
  • 15-07 New York City Restaurants to Reduce Water Use and Save Thousands of Dollars (02/10/2015)
  • 15-06 Department of Environmental Protection to Host Annual Valentine’s Day Tours of the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (02/04/2015)
  • 15-05 Nearly 200 Artists from Across the State Participate in Driftwood Giveaway at Ashokan Reservoir (01/23/2015)
  • 15-04 Department of Environmental Protection Launches 29th Annual Water Resources Art & Poetry Contest (01/20/2015)
  • 15-03 Department of Environmental Protection to Offer Limited Supply of Free Driftwood to Artists, Craftsmen (01/14/2015)
  • 15-02 Department of Environmental Protection Opened More Than 4,800 Acres and Enhanced Recreation Opportunities in the Watershed In 2014 (01/12/2015)
  • 15-01 $23 Million Expansion of Sewer and Bluebelt Drainage Systems on Staten Island’s South Shore Complete (01/07/2015)

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