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.

Read More

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.

Read More

Facebook News

Facebook News

Just announced: August 16th boat tours with @openhousenewyork - get your ticket today, link in bio.

www.eventbrite.com/e/getting-to-zero-newtown-creek-boat-tour-tickets-36162385669

#newtowncreek #gettingtozero ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Thanks Brooklyn Eagle for putting together this great video about Newtown Creek and to Riverkeeper for hosting us aboard the R. Ian Fletcher. ... See MoreSee Less

We recently toured one of the country's most polluted waterways with Riverkeeper and Newtown Creek Alliance.

View on Facebook

Another great day of stormdrain stenciling with @riverkeeper for #cityofwaterday2017 - thanks NY1 for coming out and filming.

#dutchkills #newtowncreek #longislandcity #sunnyside @ The Factory ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

#Repost @kingslandwildflowers
・・・
Our first Summer Saturday is tomorrow! If you haven't had the opportunity to check out our project yet, come by for a tour of the green roof from 12-3pm. Hope to see new and familiar faces! ☀️
🌿🌸🌾🌼
520 Kingsland Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11222
🌱
#habitat #industrial #greenpoint #oasis #brooklyn #nyc #nativeplants #garden #birds #birding #birdhabitat #greenroof #coreopsis #echinacea #butterflyweed
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

18747949