DiNapoli: Public Must Be Alerted to Sewer Overflow Problems

Posted to Applied Web NY on Mon, 10/19/2020 - 12:16

At least 20 percent of the publicly owned sewer systems in New York state were not reporting overflow events or registered with the electronic notification system (NY-Alert) that tracks those events, potentially putting the public at risk, according to an audit of theĀ Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) released today by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.