Protecting New Yorkers from the damaging effects of stormwater flooding in the immediate term requires action from both City government and New Yorkers. Rainfall Ready NYC outlines the shared responsibilities New Yorkers and City government can do to combat intense storms, together, today.
1 billion gallons
of high quality tap water delivered to more than 9.8 million New Yorkers each day
1 billion dollars
committed to administering watershed protection and pollution prevention programs to maintain the high quality of our drinking water at the source
This rule includes amendments to Chapter 31 and Chapter 19 of the Admin Code, changing requirements for how stormwater is managed on all new and redevelopment sites that discharge to City sewers.
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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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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