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What to do in the Event of a Water Main or Water Line Break NYC

Everyone’s water supply is extremely important for health and basic living standards, every homeowner should be aware of what to do in the event of a water main / Water line emergency. Water main breaks can have a large impact on the pressure and quality of water coming into your home. There are several variables […]

How Long Does a Copper Water Main Last ?

Copper pipes last longer than any other piping material used for plumbing. On average a copper pipe will last 60 years and in many cases much longer. The average life span assumes that the pipe has not been hit with electrolysis or tampered with by another person. Copper water mains are widely used as a […]

What is a Water Line or Water Main Tap?

Water main tapping allows you to connect new services to an existing line without shutting down the entire system in your area. Like all our services, a water line tap allows work to be performed on a single home while the rest of the block continues to function. Taps allow you to connect to the […]

NYC Utility Work and Trees Part 2

In order to successfully complete a water main, utility, construction or excavation project without receiving a ticket for a violation of NYC Forrestry rules set by the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR), the contractor must hire a reputable ISA Certified Consulting Arborist (CA) to act as a liaison to the city and ensure that all guidelines are strictly enforced.

NYC Utility Work and Trees: Using an Arborist to Avoid Violations

Trees are vital components of the infrastructure of New York City and the five boroughs. As such, the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR), which has jurisdiction over all trees growing in the public right-of-way, including trees along streets, parkways, and in City park, has strict guidelines on how to approach construction in the vicinity of a tree and it’s root structure…