Gowanus Canal - Photo Series - Atomische

The city has shut down the 'flushing tunnel' for an overhaul. Built in 1911, this tunnel pumped clean(er) water into the canal. To combat the stagnation and stank caused by the lack of new water, the city has installed an oxygenation system to aerate the canal while the tunnel is worked on. I don't think it works.

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Summertime, and the Living is Easy Summertime, and the Living is Easy
2010-09-06

Gowanus Canal Gowanus Canal
2010-09-06

Gowanus Canal Gowanus Canal
2010-09-06

Gowanus Canal Gowanus Canal
2010-09-06