DEP’s Mission DEP must supply, deliver, and treat the water 9 million New Yorkers need every day; protect and improve the waters that surround us, the air we breathe, and New Yorker’s overall quality of life.
100 Strategies and Initiatives to achieve this mission in 4 core areas:
Basics of water/sewer billing (flat-rate and metered billing) Transition to metered billing How to measure and account for water/sewer costs Toilets, showers, boilers, hot water heaters and other equipment Managing and account for water use
Please see the attached presentation for a comprehensive outline of the subjects covered in the seminar
DEP would be happy to schedule a couple of water conservation seminars for REBNY and its members
On March 16, 2011 Mayor Bloomberg signed Local Law Intro-26-A which reauthorizes and extends to 2014 the authority to sell liens based on delinquent property taxes or delinquent water and sewer charges
Currently, for single-family properties, DEP’s only enforcement tool are water shut-offs. Which are costly and are a serious drain on our resources.
DEP estimates that it could collect $28.5M in 2011 had the lien sale reauthorization included a provision for single-family homes
DEP recently sent out an RFP to enhance enforcement efforts among single-family homeowners who are delinquent