Monitoring unusual activity and pollution found in Newtown Creek and the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, NY


What is S.E.W.E.R.?

The Society for Estuary Waste Education and Research, or S.E.W.E.R. for short, is an organization of scientists and volunteers focused on the study and clean up of New York’s estuaries and waterways, including Newtown Creek; one of the most polluted waterways in the country.

Our Volunteers

Tom Smolenski
Will Cole
James Vecchio
Ben Tuttle
Colin Colfer
Genavieve White
Meg Allan Cole
Sam Smolenski
Deke Cain
Reese I. Cole
Paul Luder