Bloomberg Announces Completion Of Tunnel To Provide Water To All Of ManhattanSpeaking from inside the valve room of the water tunnel 20 stories beneath Central Park, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the completion of the 8.5-mile Manhattan section of Water Tunnel No. 3.
City Launches 'Clean Streets=Clean Beaches' ProgramThe city has hired 100 young New Yorkers to help clean up trash on surrounding streets and storm drains that end up in the ocean.
Bloomberg Touts Improvements At Gowanus Canal; Residents Complain Of StenchThe mayor joined city officials to tout part of his administration's $20 billion investment into the city's water system.
City Program Aims To Replace 800K Toilets With More Efficient ModelsIt's all part of a new plan by the city's Department of Environmental Protection in an effort to save 30 million gallons of water a day by 2018.
City Burns Debris From Sandy In Brooklyn, Some Residents Voice ConcernGetting rid of the debris was a major mission a month after Superstorm Sandy, and in Brooklyn on Wednesday, some of the debris was going up in smoke.
City's DEP Turning Up The 'HEAT' On Fire Hydrant SafetyOpen fire hydrants during summer heat waves are a part of New York City culture, but doing so without a spray cap is illegal and dangerous.