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Our Mission

The NYC Soil and Water Conservation District, part of a nationwide system of 3000 districts, assists New Yorkers and local decision-makers in making wise use of the City’s soil, water and related resources.
Our mission is to:

  • Conserve, preserve and protect natural resources;
  • Improve water and soil quality;
  • Prevent soil erosion and sedimentation;
  • Promote the health, safety and general welfare of the City.