DEP investigates water leak at 81 Remsen Road in Yonkers

A Yonkers resident is concerned about water that has been flowing from his backyard into the street for months. Behind Carmine Cursio's property, located at

The Department of Environmental Protection says it has

The Department of Environmental Protection says it has done two water tests to determine where the water is flowing from, but the results are inconclusive. (Credit: News 12 )

YONKERS - A Yonkers resident is concerned about water that has been flowing from his backyard into the street for months.

Behind Carmine Cursio's property, located at 81 Remsen Road, is an aqueduct that is owned by New York City.

Cursio's father dug a trench to avoid the risk of the water running near the home, but water flows all day and night.

The Department of Environmental Protection says it has done two water tests to determine where the water is flowing from, but the results are inconclusive.

The DEP says it is bringing in special equipment this week to drill into the ground and further test the water.

Cursio said that he did have a private test, which he says showed the water was coming from the aqueduct behind his property.

 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12's Cefaan Kim suffered a fractured nose 1 4 teenagers arrested in attack on News 12 reporter CeFaan Kim
2 Westchester/Hudson Valley Sportscast, March 24
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 25: (L-R) Chinese President 3 A look back at Michelle Obama's fashion
Cops say the driver was speeding when he 4 Dylan Bixler, slams into telephone pole on Farragut Avenue in Hastings
The giraffe was born Friday at the Leo 5 Endangered giraffe born in Greenwich

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE