A photo of the Croton Dam in New York on Aug. 6, 2009. (Photo by Patrick Stahl via Flikr)

New York City’s Newest Power Source Could Be Its Sewers And Reservoirs

More than a billion gallons of water travel through New York State every day, starting upstate and journeying down to the city and the sea, and driven almost entirely by gravity alone. The city’s watershed includes 19 reservoirs, three lakes, 7,000 miles of water pipes, tunnels and aqueducts, and 7,400 miles of sewer lines — […]