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2003 Press Releases

  • 03-79 Spill Reduction Program Implemented At Pepacton Reservoir (12/30/03)
  • 03-78 New DEP Police Precinct and Training Center Opens in Beerston in Town of Walton (12/12/03)
  • 03-77 DEP Opening Five New Police Precincts Upstate to Better Protect The City’s Water Supply (12/11/03)
  • 03-75 New DEP Police Precinct Opens In Olive (12/5/03)
  • 03-73 New DEP Police Precinct Opens In Grahamsville (11/26/03)
  • 03-71 DEP Completes Short-Term Improvements on Route 28A in Olive (11/20/03)
  • 03-70 NYCDEP Issues Advisory To Homeowners To Beware Of Imposters Posing As “Water Department” Employees (11/19/03)
  • 03-66 Local Mills Awarded Forest Management Contracts at the Cannonsville Reservoir in Delaware County (11/6/03)
  • 03-65 Public Hearings to Be Held on DEP’s Waterfowl Management Program (10/31/03)
  • 03-64 DEP to Invest Over $22 Million to Expand and Upgrade Its Kingston Facility (10/29/03)
  • 03-61 DEP Honored With The Association Of Metropolitan Water Agencies’ Gold Award (10/23/03)
  • 03-60 New $4.48 Million Stream Management Plan To Improve Batavia Kill (10/22/03)
  • 03-59 DEP To Open New 1,556-Acre Deer Hunting Area Near The Ashokan Reservoir (10/21/03)
  • 03-58 DEP Commissioner Christopher O. Ward’s Comments On The New Zagat’s Restaurant Survey (10/21/03)
  • 03-56 Second Graduating Class Sworn In At DEP’s Environmental Protection Police Academy (10/17/03)
  • 03-54 Rehabilitation Project To Improve Two Dams In Town Of Southeast (10/9/03)
  • 03-53 New York City Purchases 610-Acre Parcel in Woodstock and Acquires Conservation Easement on 373-Acre Parcel in Denning and Neversink (10/2/03)
  • 03-52 DEP Unveils Signs Renaming Central Park Reservoir As Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir (9/23/03)
  • 03-51 DEP Issues 2002 Harbor Survey Report Showing Cleaner Waterways And Wildlife Resurgence (9/19/03)
  • 03-49 Second Annual “Take A Child Fishing Day” At Kensico Reservoir On September 13 (9/10/03)
  • 03-48 New York City Announces New Deer Hunting Area Near The Schoharie Reservoir (9/5/03)
  • 03-47 New Schoharie Bridge Officially Opened On Route 990V In Gilboa, NY (9/5/03)
  • 03-44 DEP Urges That Fire Hydrants Remain Closed (8/15/03)
  • 03-43 DEP Announces Bottom Release Program for Cannonsville and Pepacton Reservoirs (8/13/03)
  • 03-42 New York City Announces the Expansion of Deer Hunting in 2003 (8/11/03)
  • 03-40 DEP Remembers Eugene Mcmahon, Bureau Of Water Supply Manager, Killed By Unknown Assailant One Year Ago (8/8/03)
  • 03-39a DEP Activates Historic Fountain In Central Park Reservoir To Commemorate 150th Anniversary Of Central Park (7/18/03)
  • 03-38 New York City And Watershed Teachers: Learning Together About The New York City Water Supply System (7/14/03)
  • 03-37 New York City Meets Federal Standards For Lead In Drinking Water For The Fifth Straight Year (7/10/03)
  • 03-36 DEP Issues Water Pressure Warning (6/27/03)
  • 03-35 New York City High School Students To Tour Upstate Watershed Forestry Projects (6/27/03)
  • 03-34 Agreement On Crossroads Review Will Provide $100,000 To Local Towns To Study Environmental Impact (6/24/03)
  • 03-33 DEP Cautions Against Opening Fire Hydrants Illegally (6/24/03)
  • 03-32 Students To Study Manor Kill Water Quality (6/11/03)
  • 03-31 Unmanned Submersible Vehicle Completes Inspection Voyage of City’s Delaware Aqueduct (6/6/03)
  • 03-30 DEP Acquires Conservation Easements In Kensico Basin (6/3/03)
  • 03-29 DEP Issues Reminder To New Yorkers To Observe Seasonal Water Use Rules (5/30/03)
  • 03-27 Tests Of Noise Diversion Techniques To Take Place At Several City Reservoirs This Week (5/27/03)
  • 03-26 DEP Mounts Educational Water Supply Information In City Subways And Buses (5/27/03)
  • 03-25 DEP White Paper Explains “Why New York City Needs A Filtered Croton Supply” (5/23/03)
  • 03-24 Statement Of DEP Police Chief Edward J. Welch On Arrest In Town Of Olive, Ulster County (5/21/03)
  • 03-23 DEP Announces Watershed Recreation Newsletter (5/15/03)
  • 03-22 DEP Features Staten Island Bluebelt System On The Web (5/15/03)
  • 03-21 DEP Honors Winners of Water Conservation Art and Poetry Contest (5/7/03)
  • 03-20 Upstate And Downstate High School Students Join Together To Plant Over 100 Trees In Watershed Protection Project (4/29/03)
  • 03-19 Peregrine Falcons Caring For Four New Eggs At Downtown Manhattan Nest (4/21/03)
  • 03-18 DEP Reservoirs Available For New Fishing Season (3/31/03)
  • 03-16 City Reservoirs At 100 Percent Capacity For First Time In Almost Two Years (3/25/03)
  • 03-15 DEP Announces Closing Of Road Over Olivebridge Dam At Ashokan Reservoir (3/20/03)
  • 03-14 DEP Announces Closing Of Road Over Kensico Reservoir Dam (3/19/03)
  • 03-13 DEP Announces Tests Of Noise Diversion Techniques At Several City Reservoirs (3/14/03)
  • 03-12 DEP Issues Warning To Staten Island Homeowners To Beware Of Imposters Posing As “Water Department” Employees (3/13/03)
  • 03-11 City To Reopen Kensico and New Croton Reservoirs To Fishing By Boat (3/7/03)
  • 03-10 DEP Commissioner Presides Over First Graduating Class Of Newly Created Environmental Protection Police Academy (2/25/03)
  • 03-08 DEP Circulates Notice To Manhattan And Bronx Consumers About Croton Water Supply And Plans For Filtering The System (2/13/03)
  • 03-07a DEP Issues Advisory To Homeowners To Beware Of Imposters Posing As “Water Department” Employees (2/12/03)
  • 03-07 New York City Acquires Two Properties in Kent, New York Watershed Land Acquisitions Now Tops 44,000 Acres (2/5/03)
  • 03-05 DEP Will Cease Fluoridation Of Catskill/Delaware Water Supply System For Four Months To Complete Infrastructure Work (1/17/03)
  • 03-03 DEP Commissioner Promotes 16 Members Of City’s Upstate Environmental Enforcement Unit (1/9/03)
  • 03-01 DEP Commissioner Ward Declares End To City-Wide Drought Watch (1/3/03)

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