Town Of Ulster

NYC Dept of Environmental Protection (DEP)

December 19, 2017
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On December 15, 2017, the DEP announced Notice of Completion of Final Environmental Impact Statement for the project: Water for the Future: Upstate Water Supply Resiliency CEQR No. 15DEP006U.  A Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) has been prepared by the DEP for the proposed project. 


Description of Project


  • DEP elected to construct a bypass tunnel and two associated shafts to permanently circumvent the leaking section of the Rondout-West Branch Tunnel at the Roseton crossing in the Town of Newburgh; this work was previously evaluated in an FEIS issued on 5/18/12 and work has commenced. The tunnel and shafts are to be commpleted in 2022.