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2005 Press Releases

  • 05-53 DEP Announces Public Meetings in Brooklyn and Queens Concerning Jamaica Bay Watershed Protection Plan (12/29/05)
  • 05-52 Hamden Hill Ridge Riders and DEP Reach Agreement on Access (12/14/05)
  • 05-51 New York City DEP Acquires Conservation Easement on 880-Acre Watershed Parcel (12/13/05)
  • 05-50 New York City DEP Distributes Environmental Favors to Thanksgiving Day Parade Watchers (11/22/05)
  • 05-49 DEP Advises New Yorkers To Protect Their Water Meters and Pipes from Freezing (11/17/05)
  • 05-48 DEP Presents Performances of “City That Drinks the Mountain Sky” At Tribeca Performing Arts Center (11/16/05)
  • 05-47 New York City Offers Fall/Winter Interpretive Hikes (10/31/05)
  • 05-46 Construction of City Tunnel No. 3 Approaches Milestones Ensuring Improved Water Delivery and Quality For New Yorkers (10/31/05)
  • 05-44 Public Advisory Concerning Schoharie Reservoir (10/25/05)
  • 05-43 DEP Convenes Nationwide Conference (10/20/05)
  • 05-42 America’s Drinking Water: Can We Deliver? The Future of Engineering and Water Quality into the Next Century (10/18/05)
  • 05-41 DEP Responds To Record Rainfalls in the Five Boroughs (10/14/05)
  • 05-40 Nearly 37,000 Acres of City Water Supply Lands to Be Open for Deer Hunting Season (10/3/05)
  • 05-38 EPA and DEP Launch New York City’s Second Green Building Competition (9/20/05)
  • 05-37 DEP Part of International Beach Clean-Up Day (9/16/05)
  • 05-36 DEP Issues Warning to Homeowners in Ridgewood/Maspeth Section of Queens to Beware of Imposters Posing as “Water Department” Employees (9/12/05)
  • 05-35 Fire Hydrant Safety Program Brings a Real Fire Truck and a Model Fire Hydrant to Kids in Washington Heights (8/19/05)
  • Department of Buildings and Department of Environmental Protection Announce the Merger of Boiler Filings (8/17/05)
  • 05-34 New York City Places First (and Second) in Annual Water Test Contest (8/4/05)
  • 05-33 DEP Announces Hydrant Flushing Program in Areas of Southeast Queens (7/29/05)
  • 05-32 New York City Partners with New York State and Westchester County to Preserve Open Space and Protect Drinking Water in Upstate Croton Watershed (7/22/05)
  • 05-31 Kensico Dam Rehabilitation Project Begins (7/5/05)
  • 05-30 DEP Urges That Fire Hydrants Remain Closed (6/8/05)
  • 05-29 DEP Issues Warning to Homeowners in Pelham Section of the Bronx to Beware of Imposters Posing as “Water Department” Employees (6/1/05)
  • 05-28 Croton Aqueduct Resumes Water Distribution to Parts of the Bronx (5/31/05)
  • 05-27 DEP Welcomes Fleet With Cleanest Harbor Yet (5/25/05)
  • 05-26 DEP and Students From M.S. 181 in Co-Op City Dedicate Garden of Heroes Memorial for Fallen Community Members (5/18/05)
  • 05-25 DEP Rewards Lottery Winners For Doe Harvest (5/18/05)
  • 05-24 NYC Selected To Receive $200,000 EPA Brownfield Assessment Grant (5/11/05)
  • 05-23 Hunter and New York City Celebrate Opening of New Wastewater Treatment Plant (5/05/05)
  • 05-22 DEP and National Audubon Society Honor Winners of 19th Annual Water Conservation Art and Poetry Contest (5/5/05)
  • 05-20 DEP and Trout Unlimited’s “Trout in the Classroom” Program for New York City Students Release Trout Grown in Classrooms into Bronx River (5/2/05)
  • 05-19 DEP Acquires 193-Acre Parcel in Delhi That will be Opened for Public Access (4/27/05)
  • 05-18 Tri-Valley Students to Mark Storm Drains in the Chestnut Creek Watershed (4/26/05)
  • 05-17 Workshops to Help Restore Idlewild Park Wetlands (4/21/05)
  • 05-16 DEP Wins Environmental Quality Award From USEPA Region 2 (4/21/05)
  • 05-15 Route 28A in West Shokan to Be Closed For Up To Two Days to Repair Flood Damage (4/18/05)
  • 05-14 DEP Information Statement About Water Main Breaks (4/14/05)
  • 05-12 Press Advisory: New York's Water Supply System: A Study in the Monumental (4/11/05)
  • 05-11 DEP Issues Warning to Homeowners in the Bedford Stuyvesant Section of Brooklyn to Beware Of Imposters Posing As “Water Department” Employees (4/7/05)
  • 05-10 DEP, Westchester Land Trust and Lewisboro Team Up To Preserve 386 Acres (4/4/05)
  • 05-09 DEP Announces Hydrant Flushing Program in Cambria Heights Section of Queens (3/24/05)
  • 05-08 Gowanus Canal Flushing Tunnel Re-Opened After Semi-Annual Maintenance Period (3/16/05)
  • 05-07 Gowanus Canal Flushing Tunnel to Be Shut for Semi-Annual Maintenance Period (3/14/05)
  • 05-06 Deer Hunting On City Water Supply Lands Brings Hunters from a Wide Area (3/14/05)
  • 05-05 DEP Customer Service Borough Offices Extend Hours for Payment of Water Bills and Liens on Property (3/11/05)
  • 05-04 West Branch Reservoir to be Closed to Ice Fishing Beginning March 3rd (2/25/05)
  • New Spill Reduction Program At City’s Pepacton Reservoir (1/26/05)
  • 05-03 2004 Deer Season Most Popular Ever On New York City Water Supply Lands (1/24/05)

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