Our Programs invite you to improve your customer experience, celebrate our water supply system, and learn how you can help us protect and enhance our environment. Be sure to visit our Events Calendar to see any scheduled upcoming events.
Volunteer to be an environmental steward that keeps our neighborhoods and waterways clean.
Since 2020, DEP has been implementing monitoring techniques to look for SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater.
Hey NYC! Yeah, you! When you’re not driving, turn your car off.
Fatbergs form when grease, wipes and other stuff get flushed, clogging pipes and draining wallets.
A water management approach where all water has value & should be maximized in the water system.
Learn how DEP awards $1 billion in contracts for construction and engineering services annually.
Get a view from the top of one of New York City’s most hidden—and critical—pieces of infrastructure.
All DEP field employees travel in a marked vehicle, wear uniforms and carry ID cards.
At DEP, we treat “waste” as a resource. Learn how wastewater can turn into renewable energy.
A new roadmap to eliminating childhood lead exposure.
We partner with elected officials to organize distribution events throughout New York City.
Everything New Yorkers need to vote in the General & Special Election on 11/2.
DEP is studying how water and wastewater rates can be as equitable and affordable as possible.
Access more than 1,400 NYC data sets for free, at any time via the NYC Open Data portal.
Search for reports and other documents produced by the Department of Environmental Protection.
NYC has lots of noise! Learn how noise is regulated and what you can do to report violations.