S.W.I.M. Coalition

Stormwater Infrastructure Matters: utilizing stormwater as a resource, not a waste!
S.W.I.M. Coalition
Time to SPEAK UP about Westchester Creek, Flushing Creek and Hutchinson River!

SWIM Coalition submitted 3 comment letters to DEP last week outlining our concerns about their proposed Combined Sewer Overflow Long Term Control Plans (CSO LTCP) for Westchester Creek, Flushing Creek and Hutchinson River. The City (DEP) has delivered their proposed water quality improvement plans for these three waterbodies to the State (DEC) for review and has invited […]

You’re Invited: SWIM’s next public meeting to be held November 6 on our education and outreach program.

Please join SWIM Coalition for our next public meeting where we’ll introduce our 2015/2016 education and outreach program for the CSO Long Term Control Plans the City is issuing now through 2017.  RVSP required for security purposes. RSVP here. Please fill out this short survey in advance of the meeting so we can get your input on content and schedules for […]

5 questions to ask at DEP’s Long Term Control Plan Public Meetings

Make your voice heard at the next LTCP Public meeting. Here are five questions you should ask to learn more about DEP’s plan for your nearby waterbody. Tell DEP how you currently use the city’s waterways, and how you would use the water if it were cleaner. DEP needs to know that it is important not only to prioritize […]

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