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The S.W.I.M. Spotlight…
The S.W.I.M. Spotlight...

Who’s in the March S.W.I.M. SPOTLIGHT? The NYC Empire Dragon Boat Team! The women of the Empire Dragon Boat Team are an extraordinary group of cancer survivors, who have been plowing through NYC waterways and promoting active lifestyles since 2009. They are in our S.W.I.M.spotlight for their recent participation in the Oyster Project; an effort initiated […]

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Fun for Kids, Good for the Waterways – green infrastructure playgrounds!

Check out a March 12 Wall Stree Journal Article which says :  “New York City has enlisted trees, “green” roofs and massive tanks in its effort to reduce the best viagra and popular in uk billions of gallons of untreated wastewater that overflow into city waterways during rain storms each year. Now, it’s turning to schoolyards. […]

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Define “recreation”

Merriam-Webster’s describes recreation as, “refreshment of strength and spirits after work ; also : a means of refreshment or diversion.”  Wikipedia equates it with “fun”. When it comes to water quality standards, recreation can imply a few different things.  Depending on what kind of recreation you are up to on the water, the City and […]

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