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Public Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT in accordance with Section 1045-j (3) and 1045-j (9a) of the Public Authorities Law, public hearings will be held on May 5, 6, 7 and 8, 2008, concerning proposed rates and charges to be effective July 1, 2008, for the use of, or services furnished, rendered or made available by the Water and Wastewater System of the City of New York (the “System”). The hearings will be held as follows:

Borough Date Time Location
Bronx Monday,
May 5
6:00 PM Manhattan College
De La Salle Hall, Room 209
4513 Manhattan College Parkway
Bronx, NY 10471
Queens Tuesday,
May 6
11:00 AM Dept. of Environmental Protection
Training Room, 6th Floor
59-17 Junction Boulevard
Flushing, NY 11373
May 6
6:00 PM College of Staten Island
Center for the Arts, Recital Hall
2800 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island, NY 10314
Manhattan Wednesday,
May 7
5:30 PM St. John's University - Manhattan
Room 123
101 Murray Street
New York, NY 10314
Brooklyn Thursday,
May 8
6:00 PM Brooklyn College
Student Center, Alumni Lounge
(opposite Whitehead Hall)
East 27th Street and Campus Rd.
Brooklyn, NY 11210

It is anticipated that there will be a change from currently effective water rates and wastewater charges for services provided by the System, to be effective commencing July 1, 2008.

  1. Metered and unmetered water rates will increase by an amount not to exceed 14.5%.
  2. Wastewater charges will remain at 159% of water charges.

All members of the public who wish to testify at a hearing should contact Kevin Kunkle, New York City Water Board, 59-17 Junction Boulevard, 8th Floor, Flushing, NY 11373, telephone (718) 595-3601, email:, not later than May 2, 2008. Oral testimony will be limited to five (5) minutes duration. A copy of any prepared or written statement may be submitted to the Water Board at the above address by the close of business May 2, 2008.

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