Water Main Upgrades Coming To Queens

More than six miles of water mains have been installed across three neighborhoods in Queens, the Depts. of Environmental Protection and Design and Construction announced last week. The $15 million infrastructure upgrade will bring cleaner drinking water and improved water pressure to Elmhurst, Rego Park and Fresh Meadows. The renovations began in 2012, when more […]

The DEP’s Water Meter Ruse

To The Editor: Let me describe the latest ruse put forth by a city agency, particular, the DEP, which controls and oversees water usage and bills of residential and commercial space in New York City. New water meters were installed in apartments and commercial establishments this year, in particular, on October 10, 2013 in my […]

DEP: Water Rate Hike Talks Are Premature

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer While there has been some talk of increases to the water rates for Queens residents, the Dept. of Environmental Protection says there are no plans to further hike costs this year. The DEP outlined that while it had recently enacted a rate hike of 5.8 percent this past July, it […]