The Goawnus Canal Storm Surge Barrier Study was presented to the New York City Economic Development Corporation and the Mayor's Office of Recovery and Resiliency. The report looks at the feasability of future studies and actions the City and the...
Sewerage, Erie Basin and The Report of the Metropolitan Sewerage Commission of New York, 1910
Sample No. 2, Marked from 017 Erie Basin. Found: Numerous small worms resembling round worms, 0r Nematodes. Numerous diatoms, Oogonia, Conferva ﬁlaments, bits of wood, considerable plant epidermis. Ulothrix, Botryococcus braunii, Schizomeris...
Open Sewer Atlas NYC
You've heard of watersheds, this project is about sewersheds. The sewer system impacts flooding in Red Hook both in terms of overflows coming up into the street from storm drains and backing up into buildings via their sewer lines. The...
Freeke's Tidal Mill
Tide mills were used in Red Hook to grind grain into flour. They were also used to grind ginger. Water from the twice daily high tides was captured in mill ponds. A gate could be opened, sending the water rushing down a channel and...
Eymund Diegel map: Red Hook streams ponds place names
2016 draft map created by Eymund Diegel, based on his research describing Red Hook streams, ponds, tide mills up to around 1850.
WPA Sewer Project on Pioneer Street, 1935
Pioneer Street, west from and across Van Brunt Street, showing a W. P. A. sewer project. Pioneer Street ends at Van Brunt Street, the section of the thoroughfare proceeding from there on is William Street.
Street address: Pioneer Street & Van Brunt Street, Brooklyn, NY
WPA Sewer Project: Nelson Street & Hicks Street, 1936
Nelson Street, west from and across Hicks Street, showing a W.P.A. sewer project. On the left, at the N.W. corner of the two streets, is Public School No. 27. September 29, 1936 Works Progress Administration Five Boroughs Project
Street address: Nelson Street & Hicks Street, Brooklyn, NY
1975 Red Hook Sewer Map
NYC DEP Department of Water Resources Red Hook Water Pollution Control Project , Capital Project WP-152, Borough of Brooklyn, Existing Sewers
Waterbody/Watershed Facility Plan--Gowanus Canal, 2008
"The Red Hook WPCP [Water Pollution Control Plant] began operating in 1987 with a step-aeration design capacity of 60 million gallons per day (MGD), and has been providing full secondary treatment since 1989. Treatment processes include primary...