Sandy Relief: Con Edison Distributes Dry Ice; Water Fountains in Manhattan
Con Edison will distribute dry and wet ice to six locations this afternoon for those without power.
Dry ice can be used to cool frozen foods that might be rotting in refrigerators without power. See Con Ed's safety guidelines here.
Dry Ice Brooklyn Walgreen's, 532 Neptune Avenue (between West 5th and 6th streets)
The Bronx 1200 Waters Place, at the entrance to the Hutchinson Metro Center
Queens 121-10 Rockaway Boulevard
Staten Island The entrance to Great Kills Park on Buffalo Street
Westchester County Yonkers Raceway, 810 Yonkers Avenue, Yonkers
Wet Ice Manhattan Union Square Park, Union Square East and East 17th Street
Those without running water can also fill up jugs or large containers at on-the-go drinking fountains from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day until further notice. The fountains will be at these six locations in Manhattan: 23rd Street and Eighth Avenue 23rd Street and Second Avenue 14th Street and Eighth Avenue Houston Street and Sixth Avenue Canal Street and Centre Street Monroe Street
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