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Distinction Spotlights District as Industry Leader in Wastewater Treatment

Great Neck, NY. (November 15, 2018) – The Great Neck Water Pollution Control District recently received the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s (NYSDEC) Environmental Excellence Award, which recognizes projects that demonstrate state-of-the-art programs and a commitment to environmental sustainability, social responsibility and economic viability.

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GNWPCD Teaches Local Students about Wastewater Treatment

The Great Neck Water Pollution Control District recently welcomed students from Great Neck South High School for a tour of the District’s facility at 236 East Shore Road.

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GNWPCD Severe Weather Plan Works to Mitigate Impact of Potential Emergencies

Great Neck, N.Y. (September 21, 2018) – The Great Neck Water Pollution Control District (GNWPCD) continues to maintain an updated severe weather plan aimed at combating the potential impacts of severe weather at the wastewater treatment center.

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Great Neck Water Pollution Control District Welcomes Local Officials and Organizations to Facility

The Great Neck Water Pollution Control District (GNWPCD) recently welcomed Nassau County Legislator Ellen Birnbaum, Town Councilwoman Lee Seeman and representatives from Reach Out America, the Great Neck Breast Cancer Coalition and North Shore Action for an informational presentation and tour of GNWPCD’s wastewater treatment facility.

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GNWPCD Welcomes Assembly Speaker Heastie, Assemblyman D’Urso and Local Officials

Great Neck, NY (August 2, 2018) – The Great Neck Water Pollution Control District (GNWPCD) recently hosted New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Assemblyman Anthony D’Urso for a presentation and tour of the District’s environmentally-friendly and sustainable wastewater treatment center. Commissioner Steve Reiter began the morning with a detailed presentation of the District’s […]

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GNWPCD Partners With Local Restaurants in Protecting Local Environment

Great Neck, NY (July 2, 2018) – The Great Neck Water Pollution Control District recently announced that it will be issuing decals to local restaurants acknowledging their efforts to protect the community’s vital wastewater system by collecting hazardous fats, roots, oils and grease instead of discarding them through the sewer lines.

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GNWPCD Collects over 200 Pounds of Pharmaceuticals

Great Neck, NY (June 8, 2018) – The Great Neck Water Pollution Control District collected over 200 pounds of unused and expired medications at its second free medical disposal drive-thru event-Shed the Meds-on Sunday, June 3.

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GNWPCD Enhances Environmental Initiatives through Beautification Projects

Great Neck, NY (June 8, 2018) – The Great Neck Water Pollution Control District has recently continued its expansive environmental initiatives through a series of beautification projects at the District’s 236 East Shore Road treatment center.

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GNWPCD Invites Residents to its Second Shed the Meds Event

Great Neck, NY (May 21, 2018) – The Great Neck Water pollution Control District encourages all Town of North Hempstead residents to utilize the District’s free medication disposal drive-thru on Sunday June 3 – open from 10:30 a.m. to 1:20 p.m.

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GNWPCD Continues Water Conservation Efforts at Treatment Center

Great Neck, NY (April 11, 2018) – The Great Neck Water Pollution Control District is continuing its’ investments into conservation technologies-advancing initiatives that conserve water at all the District’s facilities.

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