The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is building two underground storage tanks as part of the Federal Superfund Program for the Gowanus Canal. The tanks will capture combined sewage and rainwater that would otherwise overflow into the canal during rainstorms. 

The project will help keep the canal clean after the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Superfund dredging and capping project is complete.

The first tank’s construction is allowed Monday through Friday, 24 hours a day, Saturday 12 AM to 11 PM and Sunday from 6 AM to 6 PM for approximately 7 months, beginning on January 8, 2024. Construction will be along the eastern side of the Canal, bounded by Butler Street, Nevins Street, and Degraw Street.

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For other questions or concerns, you can contact the Community Construction Liaison:

Valentina Mascaro
(934) 216-0209

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