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File #: Int 1674-2017    Version: * Name: Generating, capturing and utilizing energy from city’s water supply, wastewater treatment systems and natural bodies of water.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 8/9/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to generating, capturing and utilizing energy from city's water supply, wastewater treatment systems and natural bodies of water
Sponsors: Costa G. Constantinides, Vincent J. Gentile
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: The local law amends Title 24 of the New York City Administrative Code, adding a new section §24-366(d) and (e) to require a resource assessment every tenth year and to require that when the department determines that generating electricity would be economically viable or when undertaking an improvement or substantial repair, the department may generate electricity through the use of in-conduit turbines or other equipment certified safe for drinking water.
Indexes: Oversight, Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1674, 2. Int. No. 1674, 3. August 9, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2017*Costa G. Constantinides City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/9/2017*Costa G. Constantinides City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/9/2017*Costa G. Constantinides City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1674

 

By Council Members Constantinides and Gentile

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to generating, capturing and utilizing energy from city’s water supply, wastewater treatment systems and natural bodies of water

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivision d of section 24-366 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 24 for the year 2012, is amended to read as follows:

d. [The] A resource assessment, technological review and economic analysis shall be completed [within eighteen months of the effective date of the local law that added this section] by December 1, 2012, and by December 31 in every tenth year thereafter, and shall be submitted to the mayor and the speaker of the council.

§ 2. Section 24-366 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subdivision e to read as follows:

e. For each site identified in a resource assessment developed after December 1, 2012 where the department determines that generating electricity would be economically viable and would not negatively impact the safety of drinking water, the department shall promptly undertake appropriate measures to generate, capture and utilize energy from such site through the use of turbines or other equipment, provided that such turbine or other equipment is certified safe for drinking water in accordance with National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) standard 61 or 372 or a standard developed or adopted by the department, except that the department may elect to undertake such measures when undertaking an improvement or substantial repair at such site.

§ 3. This local law shall take effect immediately.

 

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