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East Elmhurst »

Water Main Break Shuts Down East Elmhurst Street

The water main broke on 77th Street between 24th and 25th avenues.

Lindenwood »

Malfunction at Sewer Plant Cause of Queens Flooding Last Month, DEP Says

The April 30 storm dumped five inches of rain, and a nearby sewer plant malfunctioned.

TriBeCa »

Backhoe Sinks Into Hole on TriBeCa Street After Water Main Break

A water main broke at a construction site at Hudson and Leonard streets, the FDNY said.

Williamsburg »

DEP Struggles to Find Source of Water Leak on Williamsburg Street

The water covered Jackson and Leonard Streets about 9:10 a.m. Tuesday.

Greenpoint »

DEP Dumps Valentine's Tours of Sewage Treatment Plant After Snowstorm

This was set to be the third year of the tours at the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant.

West Village »

Fifth Avenue Shut Down as Repairs on Broken Water Main Continue

Fifth Avenue will remain closed between 12th and 14th streets for several days, officials said.

Greenwich Village »

Greenwich Village Water Main Break Floods Streets, Subways and Basements

Fifth Avenue was expected to remain closed to traffic between 12th and 14th streets for days.

Gowanus »

Locals Vow to Protect Neighborhood Pool Threatened by Gowanus Canal Cleanup

Residents worry the Gowanus Canal cleanup will shut the public pool on Third Avenue and Degraw Street.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Stinky Cloud Leaves Hell's Kitchen Residents Fuming

A sewer grate has been spewing stink around West 56th Street and Eighth Avenue.

Greenpoint »

Advocates Press City to Change Potentially Harmful Cleanup of Newtown Creek

The current cleanup has potentially dangerous health effects, advocates and scientists warn.

Harlem »

East Harlem Bike Lane Plan Crosses Finish Line

CB 11 approves a protected bike lane plan after withdrawing its support.

Manhattan »

City Makes $3.8 Billion Deal to Limit Sewage Flow Into Waterways

The plan will increase the city's green and gray infrastructure.

Harlem »

Bike Lanes Plan Back on Track in East Harlem

After earlier opposition, CB 11's transportation committee voted to support installation of the lanes.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Thieves Steal City Truck and Crash Into UES Store, Injuring Four, Cops Say

A pair of men stole a DEP truck and crashed it into an Upper East Side building late Friday, police said.

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