Newtown Creek Wastewater treatment plant

Two council members are introducing a measure Thursday to ban advertising or labeling the moist toilet wipes as "flushable." (credit: CBS2)

NYC Council To Take Up Issue Of Wet Wipes Clogging Sewer System

Flushing wt wipes down the toilet can wreak havoc on plumbing and sewer systems. But there may soon be action taken in New York City to solve the problem.

02/12/2015

Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Greenpoint, Brooklyn (credit: CBS2)

Love And Sewage: Brooklyn Wastewater Treatment Plant Again Offers Valentine’s Tours

Instead, you and your significant other can tour the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

02/05/2015

A seal spotted near a water treatment plant in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. (Credit Sean Scaglione)

Harp Seal Spotted By Plant Workers Near Newtown Creek In Greenpoint

The seal was spotted by workers at the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, it eventually made its way back into the water.

03/09/2014

Newtown Creek Wastewater treatment plant offered three tours on Valentine's Day (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Love Stinks? Tours Of Brooklyn Sewage Treatment Plant Popular On Valentine’s Day

The plant had to offer an extra tour this year due to popular demand, according to Newtown Creek Wastewater treatment plant superintendent Jim Pynn.

02/14/2013