Utilizing Stormwater as a Resource,
Not a Waste
Attention waterway stakeholders. Public Comments for the Citywide/Open Waters CSO Long Term Control Plan are due March 2nd. The proposed plan falls well short of meeting federal health standards. Click here to use our letter template and here to learn more about the plan.
Stormwater Infrastructure Matters (SWIM)
SWIM is a coalition of 70+ organizations citywide who are dedicated to ensuring swimmable,fishable waters around New York City through natural, sustainable stormwater management practices in our neighborhoods. This approach is environmentally and fiscally responsible because it utilizes stormwater - currently viewed as waste - as a resource.
Read about our mission,
our 70+ members, and how you can fight for cleaner waterways.
Image: Joe Mabel
Learn about water quality in NYC,
both the sources of pollution and
the most sensible solutions.
Browse SWIM Coalition actions and resources: factsheets, maps, reports, and an archive of testimony.