National Water & Power Creates Task Force to Provide Property Owners with Assistance Meeting New Texas Water Billing Regulations.
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Opportunity For Property Owners Who Implement Water Billing Programs
Prior to Year-End
As Texas property owners strive to comply with new Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ TCEQ Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (formerly TNRCC) ) regulations taking effect Jan. 1, 2003, utility billing and customer care services provider, National Water & Power today announced a special Texas compliance task force to guide owners through the compliance process.
With the largest in-house In-house
In the context of general equities, keeping an activity within the firm. For example, rather than go to the marketplace and sell a security for a client to anyone, an attempt is made to find a buyer to complete the transaction with the firm. legal department of any billing provider in the industry, National Water & Power is uniquely qualified to assist property owners as they near the end-of-the-year deadline.
Effective in August, the new regulations regarding billing tenants for water usage at multi-family properties are designed to promote water conservation across the state. According to according to
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2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. a National Apartment Association and National Multi Housing Council study, residents who pay for their water consume 6 to 39 percent less water than those whose water costs are included in their rent. And according to the TCEQ, 2003 water reserves in the middle and lower Rio Grande Rio Grande, city, Brazil
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Property owners who install billing programs before year-end will avoid the expenditures for property enhancements that will become mandatory January 1.
Specifically, property owners who implement tenant billing programs before January 1, 2003 will avoid having to:
-- Replace or install new faucets, aerators, and showerheads, to satisfy stricter standards. -- Perform leak audits of all affected apartments and common areas, and repair all discovered leaks. -- Remove all toilets exceeding 3.5 gallons per flush and replace them with 1.6-gallon toilets within one year.
Each of the above will become a requirement for billing programs launched after January 1, 2003.
As the industry leader in utility billing regulatory compliance issues, National Water & Power's Texas Compliance Task Force will participate in the following association functions and be able to answer questions regarding regulations, options, implementation methods, and costs.
-- Austin Apartment Association Education Conference & Trade Show
October 30, 2002 (Booth #336)
-- Tarrant County Apartment Association Trade Show November 12,
2002 (Booth #207)
About National Water & Power
National Water & Power is a privately held company privately held company
A firm whose shares are held within a relatively small circle of owners and are not traded publicly. headquartered in Santa Ana, Calif. National Water & Power provides a broad range of billing and customer care solutions to both the real estate and utility industries. National Water & Power's billing and sub-metering operations service more than a half million apartment units in 39 states for some of the country's largest public and private property owners. Open-c Solutions, is a wholly owned subsidiary Wholly Owned Subsidiary
A subsidiary whose parent company owns 100% of its common stock.
In other words, the parent company owns the company outright and there are no minority owners. of National Water & Power, and is located in Minneapolis. Open-c Solutions develops and implements customer information systems (CIS Cis (sĭs), same as Kish (1.)
(1) (CompuServe Information Service) See CompuServe.
(2) (Card Information S ) software for major utilities, services providers and billing service bureaus.
SOURCE: National Water & Power