Get pumped for Valentine’s Day tours at Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant

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Take a tour of the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant this Valentine’s Day.
Credit: DEP

Don’t dump on love — spend Valentine’s Day touring the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant.

The city’s Department of Environmental Protection promises the third annual tour of the Digester Eggs at the plant offers a “unique” alternative to the usual humdrum — and perhaps more romantic — Valentine’s Day destinations.

Superintendent Jim Pynn will lead lovebirds through the wastewater treatment process at the plant, which is in the final stages of a $5 billion upgrade.

Visitors will also get a chance to view the Manhattan skyline from the observation desk atop the eggs and will take home a special giveaway.

Space for the tours is limited. Those interested can register online.

Details:

Valentine’s Day Tours of Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant
329 Greenpoint Avenue, Brooklyn
9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. 1 p.m.

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