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Lawmakers, Constituents Say It’s Time For De Blasio To Address Surging Water Bills

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.

03/20/2014

Representative Michael Grimm (credit:grimm.house.gov)

Rep. Grimm To City: Stop Billing Sandy Victims For Water They Can’t Use

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.

06/22/2013

FILE - A seriously damaged home is seen in the Midland Beach neighborhood of Staten Island on November 3, 2012. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Water Bills Suspended For Some NYC Hurricane Sandy Victims

New York City is temporarily suspending water bills for customers whose properties were severely damaged by the storm.

11/30/2012

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Long Island Residents Complain Of Skyrocketing Water Bills

Water isn’t gold, some Long Island ratepayers have been complaining – so why are their water bills rising?

CBS 2–10/22/2012

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Protest Held At City Hall Over NYC Water Bills

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.

02/28/2012