New York Harbor Is The Cleanest It Has Been In A Century: Study

Sep 6, 2018

FINANCIAL DISTRICT, NY — The water quality in New York Harbor is the cleanest it has been in nearly 110 years, according to a new report by the city's Department of Environmental Protection.

Investments in the city's sewer infrastructure and ecological restoration has lead to higher levels of dissolved oxygen and lower levels of certain bacteria, helping the harbor thrive, according to the city's 2017 New York Harbor Water Quality Report.

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