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Press Releases

  • 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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