Browsing: sewage

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As we’ve learned over the past year, storms are very destructive – be they big, small or humongous like Sandy. City Council Candidate Chaim Deutsch (D) is concerned with an annoyance that many residents face after heavy storms, that being sewage back ups. In a press release, Deutsch was outraged at this common occurrence, blaming…

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The New York City Department of Environmental Protection shut down Jerome Avenue between East 17th Street and East 18th Street today, as crews worked to repair a broken sewage line. The line backed up, according to a worker on the scene, spurring them to open the fire hydrant and empty the pipes. The street is…

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“Bullet Points” is our new format for Community Board 15 meeting coverage, providing takeaways we think are important. Information in Bullet Points is meant only to be a quick summary, and some issues may be more deeply explored in future articles. Boardmembers push to beautify Manhattan Beach, oppose aesthetic improvements at Knapp Street sewage plant: Parks Department’s Brooklyn…

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The Army Corps of Engineers is gearing up to take on an 18-month long project to repair and improve sewage outfall pipes at the mouth of Sheepshead Bay, but first they’re looking for your input. The Department of Environmental Protection is coordinating with the Corps on the project, and will give a presentation at Community…

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I woke up this morning because of a bad smell. At first, I thought it was the McDonald’s I had for dinner making a revenge, and I was berating myself for giving in and taking my quarterly pilgrimage to the gut-busting fast foodie. But then I checked my e-mail and found the following note from Randy C.,…

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When I passed by Corbin Place last week, I found a major project underway with the entire center of the street torn up. From Brighton Beach Avenue to Brighton 15th Street, a 10-foot-deep-or-so gash snakes through the asphalt. At its bottom are pipes. But on that Thursday afternoon, not a single worker was in sight.…