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Public Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT that the New York City Water Board (the “Board”) will consider an increase in the rate charged for water supply made available to customers outside of New York City from either the Croton or Catskill and Delaware systems of the Water Supply System of the City of New York (the “System”). The basis for this increase is contained in a report prepared by the Amawalk Consulting Group LLC, Rate Consultant to the Board, which sets forth the unit cost of water supply for facilities north of the City for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016.

Specifically, it is proposed that the following rate changes become effective as of July 1, 2016:

  • The regulated rate for water supply provided to users outside the City that is within the allowance quantities set forth in Section 24-360 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York will be increased by a percentage not to exceed 1.25% to a rate not to exceed $1,750.52 per million gallons.
  • The rate for water supply provided to users outside the City that is in excess of the allowance quantities set forth in Section 24-360 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York will be continued at a level equal to the in-City metered rate, which will be increased by a percentage not to exceed 2.1% to a rate not to exceed $5,200.53 per million gallons.

Therefore, in accordance with Section 1045-j(3) of the Public Authorities Law, a public hearing will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 in the 2nd Floor Training Room of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection’s Bureau of Water Supply Sutton Park Office, located at 465 Columbus Avenue, Valhalla, New York 10595. Those who wish to testify at the hearing should contact the Board by email: nycwaterboard@dep.nyc.gov, telephone: (718) 595-3594, or mail: New York City Water Board, 59-17 Junction Boulevard, 8th Floor, Flushing, NY 11373, to register no later than 5:00 p.m. on May 3, 2016. A copy of any prepared or written statement may be submitted for the Board’s consideration at the above email or mailing address by 5:00 p.m. on May 12, 2016.

The Rate Consultant’s report is available on the Board’s website at nyc.gov/waterboard.

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