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The Rooftops Conference – Registration Now Open!

The Rooftops Conference NYC 2015, to be held on Friday, April 24th, will be the fifth annual symposium for the not-for-profit sector focused on the role of real estate — owned, leased, or hosted physical space — in the operations, financial performance, and achievement of mission by not-for-profit organizations of all sizes and mission types. […]

This Year’s Water Rate Increase The Lowest In Nine Years

The New York City Water Board today voted to approve the DEP’s proposed 3.35% increase in the Fiscal Year 2015 water rate, the lowest increase in 9 years and less than half the published projection of 7.8%. The significant reduction was achieved through internal cost-cutting measures, refinancing higher cost debt, and by redirecting part of […]

Rehabilitated Pump Station Reduces CSOs Into Coney Island Creek By Nearly 90%

A recently rehabilitated pump station in Gravesend, Brooklyn now has the capacity to pump 80 million gallons of sanitary and stormwater flow to the Owl’s Head Wastewater Treatment Plant each day, more than 150 percent more than it could before the upgrade. The rehabilitated station is expected to reduce sewer overflows by nearly 90%, significantly […]

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SWIM has been supported by generous grants from the Lily Auchincloss Foundation (2012) and the New York City Environmental Fund (2009 - 2011).
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