New York Considers Water District Takeover In Nassau County

By Alek Lewis with WSHU

Originally published in WSHU

New York is recommending a full public takeover of a Nassau County water distributor to decrease the cost of water for residents.

According to a study conducted by the state Department of Public Service, the municipalization of the New York American Water Authority, an investor-owned utility which has 124,000 customers in Nassau County, would be “both feasible and, under a variety of scenarios, in the public interest.”

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