From the NY Post:
A consultant is recommending that the city study new rate structures for the water system -- one of which could leave homeowners soaked.
After conducting a review of how cities around the country charge for water, Booz Allen Hamilton developed four alternatives to the city's current billing system, which is based strictly on the number of gallons used.
One of the options includes a revised storm-water charge that would boost bills for those with more property.
Parking lots also would for the first time have to pay sewer charges under that proposal.
The Water Board is expected to take up the proposals next year.
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