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International Knowledge-Sharing for Stormwater Resiliency

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The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) serves over 9 million New Yorkers, provides clean drinking water to City residents and several New York State counties, and stormwater management and wastewater treatment for the City. With the massive amount of people depending on these critical services, we have been proactively studying climate change […]

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Resiliency Funding Is a Long-Term Investment

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Recently, President Obama signed legislation providing $50.7 billion in Hurricane Sandy emergency aid to affected states. This funding includes $600 million to ensure water and wastewater systems are protected and able to continue operation during extreme whether events. This is the first time Congress has approved funding to ensure the resiliency of water systems in […]

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Utility Resiliency a Critical Part of Sandy Relief Package

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The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote tomorrow (Jan. 15) on the second installment of the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Request for Hurricane Sandy Relief. The package includes funding to help water and wastewater utilities in New York and New Jersey build resiliency against future natural disasters. The Senate will vote on this installment […]

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