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Request a Spray Cap

    You can ask your local firehouse to have a hydrant fitted with a spray cap and opened for recreational use.

    What You Need

    You must be over 18, show ID, and fill out a form.

    What Happens Next

    The firehouse will schedule a time to turn the hydrant on and off.

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    Details and updates to upcoming events, programs, and initiatives.

Trash It. Don't Flush It.

    The only things that should be flushed are the four P’s—pee, poop, puke, and toilet paper. We want to make sure that our sewer system and our treatment plants continue to work properly during this public health emergency.

Pay My Bills

Pay your water and sewer bills online quickly and securely. My DEP Account is the centralized portal for all DEP customer online activities. You can also make a one-time payment for your sewer and water bills.

Report a Noise, Water, or Air Issue

You can submit complaints about issues like construction noise, discolored water, smog, running hydrants and clogged catch basins to 311 for immmediate response. If this is an emergency, please call 911.

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Call 311

For water and sewer billing, account information, or services including service inspections, repairs, and repayment options, please contact customer service for assistance.

(718) 595-7000

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Reservoir Levels

Forecasting reservoir levels in the system is one of the most important and most difficult tasks DEP faces in the operation of the water supply.

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