Alert / Warning

Environmental - Environmental - Not Otherwise Categorized


Headline: Combined Sewer Overflow, New York City, various waterbodies
Activation Time: 05/17/18 9:11 AM
Expiration Time: 05/24/18 9:11 AM
Issued By: NYCDEP City Wide CSO
Affected Jurisdictions: Bronx County (All)
Kings County (All)
New York County (All)
Queens County (All)
Richmond County (All)
Location of Discharge: Please See DEP's website below
Additional Address Info:
Name of Waterbody Affected: Please see DEP's website below
Description of Discharge: Wet weather related combined sewer overflows may have occurred. Please see the Current NYC Waterbody Advisories page on DEP's website to see how rainfall may have Impacted NYC waterways.
Potential public area(s) impacted: It is unknown whether public areas were impacted
Facility name: NYCDEP City Wide CSO, Facility ID: NYCDEPCSO
Date and Time of Discharge: May 17 2018 7:00AM
Duration of Discharge: 1.0 hours unknown.
Reason for Discharge:
Weather Conditions: Rain Event

Volume or Rate of Discharge: 0 Gallons Per Minute  (Estimated)
Treated State of Discharge: Untreated
Steps Taken to Contain Discharge: Not applicable

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[Disclaimer: Daily and/or termination reports will be provided for ongoing discharges. The information provided in this message is accurate at the time of report using existing systems and models.]


Please see DEP's website for Current NYC Waterbody Advisories at the below link. The estimated duration and volume of this discharge, if any, is unknown at the time of this report.

Rainfall at DEP rain gauges over the past 24 hours in inches:

Hunts Point

0.33 inches

Jamaica Bay

0.41 inches

Port Richmond

0.2 inches

Red Hook

0.46 inches

Tallman Island

0.45 inches

List of Advisories

Bergen Basin

On advisory until 5/18/2018 6:00:00 AM

Coney Island Creek

On advisory until 5/17/2018 6:00:00 PM

Flushing Creek

On advisory until 5/17/2018 6:00:00 PM

Gowanus Canal

On advisory until 5/18/2018 6:00:00 PM

Newtown Creek

On advisory until 5/18/2018 6:00:00 AM

Thurston Basin

On advisory until 5/18/2018 6:00:00 AM

Westchester Creek

On advisory until 5/17/2018 6:00:00 PM

Current CSO advisories: 7