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The Newtown Creek Alliance is a community-based organization dedicated to protecting the environmental, recreational and commercial integrity of Newtown Creek.

2016 Water Quality Booklet

Combined Sewer Overflow

CSO is one of the largest sources of ongoing pollution to Newtown Creek. Every year an estimated 1.2 billion gallons of untreated sewage and storm water are discharged into Newtown Creek, with 90% being discharged into the most stagnant tributaries where impacts are amplified.

Check out recent video documenting what CSO looks like and learn more about solutions to the problem.

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2016 Water Quality Booklet

2016 Water Quality Booklet

In 2016, NCA, in partnership with the Environmental Science program at LaGuardia Community College, conducted an extensive water quality testing program on Newtown Creek. Check out our project booklet with info about water quality issues, our findings and how you can help improve conditions.

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Holiday Hangout this Wednesday!

Join NCA for an informal get together in Long Island City to catch up and reminisce on your favorite 2017 moments. Watching the old K-Bridge float down the Creek? Surviving our first ever Creek-A-Thon 13 mile walking tour? Not falling into the Creek? Come share and discuss the latest happenings around and on Newtown Creek.

Wednesday, Dec. 13th
6 to 8:30pm
Jackson’s Eatery | Bar
10-37 Jackson Avenue
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Even on a Sunday the demolition continues; keep up the good work!

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Thanks to Community Partnership Charter School for joining us on a tour of #newtowncreek during this brisk day.

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