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This local law would mandate that Department of Environmental Protection capital projects, including repair activities, use potable water hoses.

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Int. No. 834


By Council Member Constantinides


A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to use of potable water hoses in all department of environmental protection capital projects


Be it enacted by the Council as follows:



Section 1. Section 24-305 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:

                     § 24-305 Pollution of or interference with water supply. a. It shall be unlawful, within the city, to bathe in or go into the water of any water  supply reservoir or any part of a city aqueduct,  or  to  throw  stones,  chips  or  dirt  or  any  other  material or substance whatever into any  gate-house, ventilator, fountain or basin. It shall also be unlawful to injure or disfigure any part of the water works system of the city.

b. All department of environmental protection capital projects must use potable water hoses. Temporary water service lines to customers during main repair activities must be disinfected prior to use. Such potable water hoses shall meet the NSF/ANSI 61 certification for potable water use.

§ 3. This local law takes effect immediately.

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