TESTIMONY OF BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ JR. RE: Intro 1056/Water Tank Inspections

I am here today to testify in support of legislation introduced at Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.’s behest, Intro 1056, by Council Members Constantinides, Levine, Torres, Diaz, Ampry-Samuel and Ayala. This important legislation will require the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to conduct periodic surprise inspections of water tanks, publicly post…

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