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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A great day of tours with @openhousenewyork - discussing the #greenpointoilspill, visiting @kingslandwildflowers and checking out the #livingdock where we bumped into friends from @northbkboatclub leading a boy scout troop on a canoe excursion. Thanks to everyone who came out! @ Kingsland Wildflowers ... See MoreSee Less

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Thinking about public access to the #dutchkills tributary of #newtowncreek with partners from @laguardiacc @smilinghogsheadranch #licrootsgarden ... See MoreSee Less

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Join us tomorrow 11am to 3pm in McGolrick Park. Learn about our recent efforts to document and improve environmental conditions in and around #newtowncreek ... See MoreSee Less

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Out on a warm autumn day scouting shoreline vegetation with our partners from #Hudsonia. Beginning this fall we will be working on a comprehensive survey of plants and insects living near #newtowncreek .

Interested in helping out? Shoot us an email- we will need some dedicated plant enthusiasts to lend a hand! ... See MoreSee Less

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