DEC to modify BK Navy Yard to control water flow

BROOKLYN - The Department of Environmental Conservation is increasing its efforts to better protect the borough's waterways. Department officials say they want to turn the roof of the Brooklyn Navy Yard into a green infrastructure to help absorb water and prevent sewers from overflowing. The Navy Yard was chosen due to its 1 million-square-feet of industrial space and 68,000-square-feet of rooftop space.

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