Long Island Homeowners Shocked By Skyrocketing Water Bills, Some Companies Say, 'This Wasn't A Surprise'The water companies pledge to review bills with complaining customers, send technicians to inspect and test meters, and suggest homeowners have plumbers check for leaks.
Study Shows Alarming Water Price Disparity From Town To Town On Long IslandWater bills wildly fluctuate across Long Island. That's because there are 48 water commissioners, many of whom send out obscure bills with hidden costs.
Comptroller: Nassau County Hit With Questionable Charges By New York American WaterA double-check of your utility bills could save you a bundle. That's the message from officials in Nassau County who say their review of water bills turned up expensive surprises.
After 2 Failures In Court, De Blasio Tries Again To Give Homeowners Water Bill CreditMayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to fight the “landlord lobby” after an appeals court put the brakes on his plan to give homeowners some relief on their water bills.
De Blasio, DEP Commissioner Propose Water Credits For City HomeownersNew York City water is often referred to as 'the best there is' but water credit in the city may be even better.
Ridgewood Water Customers Socked With High Bills After Meter OverhaulA New Jersey water company overhauled its systems, but that was not a good thing for many customers who suddenly got socked with bills running into the thousands of dollars.
Suffolk Homeowners Baffled By Massive Water BillsHomeowners in Suffolk County are in shock after receiving water bills that they say are extremely high.
Lawmakers, Constituents Say It's Time For De Blasio To Address Surging Water BillsAre 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.
Rep. Grimm To City: Stop Billing Sandy Victims For Water They Can't UseU.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.
Water Bills Suspended For Some NYC Hurricane Sandy VictimsNew York City is temporarily suspending water bills for customers whose properties were severely damaged by the storm.
Long Island Residents Complain Of Skyrocketing Water BillsWater isn’t gold, some Long Island ratepayers have been complaining – so why are their water bills rising?
Protest Held At City Hall Over NYC Water BillsPoliticians, 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.