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Bronx Councilman Jimmy Vacca wants a freeze on water rate increases for next 2 years

City Councilman Jimmy Vacca says he is incredibly

City Councilman Jimmy Vacca says he is incredibly upset by the increase in water bill prices over the past several years. (April 21, 2014 4:30 PM)

A City Council member wants the rising price of water in New York City to freeze for two years.

Councilman Jimmy Vacca (D-Bronx) says the price of water in New York City has gone up 78 percent since 2005. The rising price has been blamed on the construction of a water pipe from the city to the Catskills.

Vacca says the regressive fee is unfair to residents, especially those struggling...

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