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Water Rate Hearing – Manhattan

June 4, 2019: 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Eighth Floor, Room 8-S1S2, 255 Greenwich Street, New York, NY map
Join fellow advocates at the NYC Water Board hearings to call for the integration of stormwater capture costs (based on the impervious area of a property) into existing sewer charges to promote green infrastructure, and for the implementation of tiered water rates to promote water conservation. These are two key ways to restructure water rates to incentivize green infrastructure and water conservation, reduce overall capital and operating costs for DEP, help improve water quality and mitigate flooding.

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Water Rate Hearing – Staten Island

June 11, 2019: 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Joan & Alan Bernikow Jewish Community Center, 1466 Manor Rd, Staten Island, NY 10314 map
Join fellow advocates at the NYC Water Board hearings to call for the integration of stormwater capture costs (based on the impervious area of a property) into existing sewer charges to promote green infrastructure, and for the implementation of tiered water rates to promote water conservation. These are two key ways to restructure water rates to incentivize green infrastructure and water conservation, reduce overall capital and operating costs for DEP, help improve water quality and mitigate flooding.

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Hope on the Hudson with Jon Bowermaster at Teatown Lake Reservation

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June 13, 2019: 6:00PM to 8:00PM
Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining, NY 10562 map
Join Teatown for a screening of Hope on the Hudson and discussion with Jon Bowermaster as part of Teatown's The Art of Conservation Series. Jon Bowermaster, noted oceans expert, award-winning artist, author, filmmaker, and adventurer, will speak about using cinematography to promote conservation of nature.

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Allagash meets the Hudson – River Trip beer launch

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June 18, 2019: 5:00PM to 8:00PM
The Stag's Head, 252 E 51st St, New York, NY 10022 map
Join Allagash Brewing Company for the New York City launch of their new beer, River Trip at The Stag's Head. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit Riverkeeper.

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