Chapter 13 - DEP (Department of Environmental Protection - Board of Water Supply)

Members are involved in all aspects of the construction of City Water Tunnel No. 3. Begun in 1970, this 24-foot-diameter tunnel snakes more than 13 miles from Hillview Reservoir in Yonkers through the Bronx and Manhattan to Astoria, Queens and will become a major conduit of city water beginning in 2000. Members are involved in the design and construction of major upgrading of New York City and NYC Watershed facilities, water treatment plants and drinking water filtration plants. They prepare contract drawings, review contracts and consultants' work and related tasks.

Juan Parets - President
Email: [email protected]

James Carlese - 2nd Vice President
Gallina Kessler - Treasurer


Frank Bernardinelle
Yvonne Huang
Erika Jozwiek
Garlins Kesler
Galina Kesler
George Kopsias
Alexander Lopez
Ben Melnor
Juan Parets
Igor Sagalovich
Dennis Stanford

Chapter 13 News Update

AFSCME Convention 2018

The 43rd International Convention of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO, will take place in Boston from July 16 – 20, 2018.