Clean Watersheds Needs Survey 2012
Distribution of total official needs by State
(January 2012 dollars In billions)
z
Total documented needs  $271.0 Billion
Range	I I 1 I I I
>$25B S5-S25B $2.5-$5B $1-S2.5B
~
Did not participate
New York
The Clean Watersheds Needs Survey (CWNS) is a
comprehensive assessment of needs to meet the water
quality and water-related public health goals of the Clean
Water Act (CWA). States and the U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA) conduct the CWNS every four
years under CWA Section 516 (b).
Visit www.epa.gov/CWNS for more information.
Sewer
Category
Percent
Category!
Secondary Wastewater Treatment
$11,148M, 35.5%
CWNS 2012 New York documented needs by category
(January 2012 dollars in millions).
I	Secondary Wastewater Treatment
II	Advanced Wastewater Treatment
III	Conveyance System Repair
iV New Conveyance Systems
V	Combined Sewer Overflow Correction
VI	Stormwater Management Program
X Recycled Water Distribution
Total
11,148
2,200
5,169
5,075
5,132
2,715
nr
31,439
Category V
Combined
Overflow
Correction
$5,132IVI, 16.3%
Category IV
New Conveyance Systems
$5,075IVI, 16.1%
Category III
Repair
16.4%
Category VI
Stormwater
Program
$2,715M, 8.6%
Wastewater
Treatment
$2,200M, 7.0%
Improvements in treatment level of New York's publicly-owned wastewater treatment plants.

Population served in millions (number of facilities)
Population change
from 2008-2012
Projected
population change
from 2012-2032
Level of treatment
2004
2008
2012

2032
Less than Secondary8
-(0)
-(0)
-(0)
-(0)
-
-
Secondary
12.1 (387)
11.6(370)
7,1 (361)
7.2 (391)
-38.9%
2.4%
Greater than Secondary
3.1 (156)
4.2 (179)
8.9 (196)
9.4 (210)
113.1%
5.4%
No Discharge
0.1 (31)
0.1 (30)
0.1 (31)
0.1 (37)
0.3%
17.3%
Partial Treatment
-(6)
-(3)
-(0)
-(0)
-
-
Total
15.4 (5S0)
15.9 (582)
16.1 (588)
16.8 (638)
1.4%
4.2%
a Includes facilities granted section 301(h) waivers from secondary treatment for discharges to marine waters. As of January 1, 2012 waivers for 36 facilities in the CWNS 2012 database had been
granted or were pending.
Total New York
needs for the
2004-2012 CWNS
by category
(January 2012
dollars in millions).
18000
16500
15000
13500
12000
10500
9000
7500
6000
4500
3000
1500
2004
GUI 2008
~ 2012
Needs Category

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