Are water bills in New York City grossly inflated? Some say yes. There is now a demand that Mayor Bill de Blasio honor a campaign promise to plug the leak in voters’ wallets.
U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) on Saturday called on the city to waive water fees for Superstorm Sandy victims on Staten Island who have been billed despite using little or no water.
New York City is temporarily suspending water bills for customers whose properties were severely damaged by the storm.
Water isn’t gold, some Long Island ratepayers have been complaining – so why are their water bills rising?
Politicians, business owners, and residents fuming over water bills that have gone sky high since New York City began installing automated meter readers protested on the steps of City Hall on Monday.