N.Y. Public Health Law Section 1152
Annual water supply statement

  • delivery

1.

Each water works corporation shall provide a water supply statement to its customers annually. The annual water supply statement shall either be mailed to each customer or published in at least one newspaper of general circulation in the area served by the water works corporation. If the statement is to be published in a newspaper, the water works corporation shall provide ample notification by announcing the publication date and newspaper name either on the customers bill or in the newspaper in which the statement shall appear. A limited number of additional copies, in a quantity to be determined by the water works corporation, shall be provided to customers upon request. In addition, the statement must be posted on the water works corporation’s website, if such exists, or be made available to the municipality or municipalities in which the water works corporation services to be posted on such municipalities’ website, if such exists.

2.

Each water works corporation shall also provide one copy of each annual water supply statement to the commissioner and the state commissioner of environmental conservation.

3.

The annual water supply statement shall be mailed or published, and posted online on or before the thirty-first day of May of each year and shall apply to data received by the water works corporation during the preceding calendar year.

4.

The information required by subdivision four of § 1151 (Annual water supply statement)section eleven hundred fifty-one of this title for each source of water may be placed in a supplement to the annual water supply statement instead of in the main body of the statement; provided that:

(1)

the statement provides such information for a representative sampling of distribution point samples and a notice to the effect that such information for each source of water is included in a supplement available to each customer upon request from the water works corporation; and

(2)

the supplement is included in each copy of the water supply statement provided to customers upon request under subdivision one of this section and provided to commissioners under subdivision two of this section; and

(3)

the supplement shall be (i) published in a notice at least one-half page in size, in one newspaper of general circulation within the water district; or

(ii)

made available on a public electronic bulletin board, along with the supplements from the two prior years, if such prior supplements exist, and notice of the availability of such information on a public electronic bulletin board shall be clearly provided on each billing statement and shall be published in a newspaper of general circulation within the water district; or

(iii)

made available at all New York state documents information access centers, documents reference centers, documents depository libraries and documents research depository libraries within the water district and if no such libraries exist within the water district, at a public library within the water district, and notice of the availability of the supplement at such library of libraries shall be clearly provided on each billing statement and shall be published in a newspaper of general circulation within the water district. Such supplement need not be included in the copy of the annual water supply statement mailed to each customer or published under subdivision one of this section.

Source: Section 1152 — Annual water supply statement; delivery, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBH/1152 (updated Mar. 26, 2021; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Mar. 26, 2021

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