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The Future of Infrastructure Investments Carter H. Strickland, Jr. Commissioner, New York City Department of Environmental Protection March 7, 2013.

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1 The Future of Infrastructure Investments Carter H. Strickland, Jr. Commissioner, New York City Department of Environmental Protection March 7, 2013

2 2 Hurricane Sandy

3 3 Hurricane Sandy Flooding Area

4 4 Monthly Maximum Water Levels at the Battery Courtesy AECOM North American Vertical Datum 1988 (feet) Years Monthly High Water Previous Record March 1962 December 1992 Hurricane Irene Sandy -2 9:24 PM – Manhattan Battery feet Mean Lower Low Water feet North American Vertical Datum 1988

5 5 Sandy Impacts on Pumping Stations

6 6 Manhattan Pump Station Con Edison Substation Manhattan Pump Station

7 7 Sandy Impacts on Wastewater Treatment Plants

8 8 Oakwood Beach Wastewater Treatment Plant

9 9 Wastewater Response 26 th Ward WWTP Coney Island WWTP 49 th Street Pumping Station

10 10 Climate Change Planning at DEP

11 11 10-Year Capital Plan $14.4 billion 10 Year Capital Budget o $3.3 billion for Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades o $2.4 billion for Sewer Construction o $1.8 billion for State of Good Repair Programs o $730 million for Green Infrastructure

12 12 Initiate Staten Island Siphon construction ($250M) Complete sewer connections in Queens ($396M) and Staten Island ($380M) Bring Bluebelts to southeast Queens to naturally control stormwater ($29M) Complete connections to City Water Tunnel No. 3 ($898M) Initiate Green Infrastructure related projects ($187M) Complete repairs to the Manhattan Pump Station ($227M) Continue planning for Delaware Aqueduct repair – Water for the Future ($1.7B*) DEP’s Capital Priorities Shaft Connections for Delaware Tunnel Repair – Water for the Future Staten Island Bluebelt Connections to Water Tunnel No. 3 * $1.7 B is the total projected cost for Water for the Future, including design and construction, as well as alternative sources and conservation measures

13 13 Grey Infrastructure Investments Newtown Creek WWTPPaerdegat Basin CSO Facility More than $10 billion in wastewater investments since 2002 $5 billion – Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant upgrade $437 million – Paerdegat Basin CSO Facility $500 million – Hunts Point Wastewater Treatment Plant upgrade and nutrient removal $100 million – Nitrogen control upgrades at 26 th Ward, Coney Island, and Rockaway wastewater treatment plants

14 14 Climate Change Impacts on NYC Source: New York City Panel on Climate Change Baseline 1971– s2050s2080s Air Temperature 55°F+ 1.5 to 3°F+ 3 to 5°F+ 4 to 7.5°F Precipitation46.5 in+ 0 to 5%+ 0 to 10%+ 5 to 10% Sea Level Rise NA+ 2 to 5 in+ 7 to 12 in+ 12 to 23 in Rapid Ice- Melt Sea Level Rise NA+ 5 to 10 in+ 19 to 29 in+ 41 to 55 in

15 15 Green Infrastructure 15 Blue RoofGreen Roof BioswalePorous Pavement

16 16 The Green Strategy Costs Less

17 17 Right of Way Bioswale

18 18 Area-Wide Approach

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