water supply

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

Gilboa Dam (credit: http://www.erh.noaa.gov/)

City Continues Flood Control Work On Upstate Dam

The three-week DEP project will install at least one of two planned “siphons,” steel pipes that will be used to draw water out of the Gilboa Dam reservoir.

12/02/2012