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Mayor Bloomberg announces completion of Manhattan portion of Water Tunnel No. 3, one of the largest infrastructure projects in New York City history,
October 16, 2013. (credit: Spencer T Tucker/NYC Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Announces Completion Of Tunnel To Provide Water To All Of Manhattan

Speaking 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.

10/16/2013

Coney Island (credit: CBS 2)

City Launches ‘Clean Streets=Clean Beaches’ Program

The city has hired 100 young New Yorkers to help clean up trash on surrounding streets and storm drains that end up in the ocean.

07/09/2013

Mayor Bloomberg announces water quality upgrade project at the Gowanus Canal pumping station to be completed by end of 2013. May 13, 2013. (credit: Spencer T Tucker/Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Touts Improvements At Gowanus Canal; Residents Complain Of Stench

The mayor joined city officials to tout part of his administration’s $20 billion investment into the city’s water system.

05/13/2013

FILE - A toilet. (credit: ClipArt)

City Program Aims To Replace 800K Toilets With More Efficient Models

It’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.

04/12/2013

Sandy Debris Burning

City Burns Debris From Sandy In Brooklyn, Some Residents Voice Concern

Getting 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.

11/28/2012

Fire Hydrant (credit: CBS 2)

City’s DEP Turning Up The ‘HEAT’ On Fire Hydrant Safety

Open 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.

07/24/2012