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DEP Rules, Standards, and Fee Schedule

NYC Water Board Water and Wastewater Rate Schedule


Sewer Design Standards

This book includes standards for sewers, manholes, catch basins, precast manholes, precast catch basins and sewer appurtenances. Those standards are used in the design of capital & private sewer projects.


Title 15 of the Rules of the City of New York Chapter 20, Rules Governing and Restricting the Use and Supply of Water

This Chapter can be used to review the Department of Environmental Protection Rules governing the permits, taps, water service line, backflow prevention devices, meters, air conditioner, refrigeration, inspection, fire hydrant use and enforcement.


Title 15 of the Rules of the City of New York Chapter 23, Rules Governing the Design and Construction of Private Sewers or Private Drain

This rule applies to Drainage Proposals to address the hydraulic adequacy of proposed private drains, construction plans for private sewers and private drains and permit applications to construct private sewers and private drains.


Title 15 of the Rules of the City of New York Chapter 31, Rules Governing House/Site Connections to the Sewer System

This chapter was created to provide guidance as part of the uniform standards for applications for permits and the procedures for the construction and inspection of all proposed connections to the city sewer system.

Reservoir Levels

Current: 78.7%

Normal: 74.0%