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Weekly Updates
Monday, October 5, 2020
Weekly Update 10.5.20 - 10.9.20 »
Message from the Executive Board: We look forward to seeing those who are signed up for tomorrow’s membership meeting....
Monday, September 28, 2020
Weekly Update 9.28.20 - 10.2.20 »
Message from the Executive Board:...
Monday, September 21, 2020
Weekly Update 9.21.20 - 9.25.20 »
Message from the Executive Board: We continue to receive questions from membership reg...
Friday, September 4, 2020
Weekly Update 9.8.20 - 9.11.20 »
Message from the Executive Board: We hope that everyone had a safe and relaxin...
Monday, August 31, 2020
Weekly Update 8.31.20 - 9.4.20 »
Message from the Executive Board: Last week was a very long week for several members whose licenses had expired. It’s...

COVID-19 Updates
Friday, August 7, 2020
COVID-19 Updates 8.7.20 »
Message from the Executive Board: Happy Friday to everyone! A little message about these messages. We try our best to b...
Monday, August 3, 2020
COVID-19 Updates 8.3.20 »
MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE BOARD: Over the past week, a lot of information was sent out to members. This update captures...
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
COVID-19 Updates 7.28.20 »
Sample COVID-19 Compliance Plan NYC Department of Buildings Reopening Guidance – NYC Construction Activity What d...
Friday, July 24, 2020
DOB Update: License/Registration & Permit Renewal »
On Wednesday, Mayoral Executive Order 134 was issued which removed DOB licenses/registrations and permits from automatic e...
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
COVID-19 Updates 7.8.20 »
Sample COVID-19 Compliance Plan (Updated) NYC Department of Buildings Reopening Guidance – NYC Construction Activity...

Department of Buildings Updates
Friday, October 16, 2020
DOB Proposes Changes to the NYC Administrative Code Regarding Replacement Of Gas Appliances »
Message from the Executive Board: On September 16, 2020, the MPC and the Plumbing Foundation were asked to participate...
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Service Notice LL152 - Gas Piping Inspection Deadline »
Message from the Executive Board: The DOB has published a Service Notice stating they expect all LL152 inspections to...
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Housing Maintenance Code, Chapter 2 - How to Pass Boiler Inspections »
Chapter 2 of the Housing Maintenance Code states that the area where the boiler is located must be readily accessible to...
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Building Owners Must Post Building Energy Efficiency Rating Labels By October 30, 2020 »
The Department of Buildings is reminding building owners that they are required to post Building Energy Efficiency Rating...
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Abnormal Operating Conditions List »
Message from the DOB Committee: This list is derived from the Interior Gas Pi...

Utilities Updates
Friday, October 16, 2020
Con Edison Work Opportunity »
Dear Members, Con Edison is looking for mid-sized union contractors to perform emergency plumbing work and interior gas i...
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Con Edison Plumbers App, Now Available »
The Gas Piping Inspection App (Plumber App) is complete and has been deployed to the Apple App and Google Play Stores.&nbs...
Monday, August 3, 2020
National Grid Area Managers Contact List »
Click here for the Territory List as of April 2020.
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
National Grid Supply Long Term Solutions »
The following is an email the MPC received from our member, National Grid.   National Grid’s Long-Term Capacit...
Friday, February 28, 2020
2020 NYC Energy Conservation Code »
Yesterday, the City Council approved the 2020 Energy Conservation Code and it is awaiting the Mayor's signature. The 2020...

Department of Environmental Protection Updates
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
DEP Checklist to Avoid Tapping Gas Mains »
New protocol and requirements have been implemented to the Pre-Tapping/ Cutting/ Wet Connection Checklist. Please click h...
Thursday, September 17, 2020
NYC DEP Water Reuse Grant Program Deadline extended to 10/15/20 »
The NYC Water Reuse Grant Program deadline has been extended to October 15, 2020 . Please find the One Pager on the p...
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
NYC Water Reuse Grant Program Deadline Approaching 9/15/20 »
This is a reminder that this grant program deadline is quickly approaching on September 15, 2020. Please click here...
Friday, July 31, 2020
DEP Update 7.31.20 - Applying for Permits Via Email »
How to Apply for a DEP Water Meter Permit or Break Seal Permit via Email (Updated 07-31-20) Me...
Monday, July 13, 2020
DEP Update - Applying for Permits Via Email »
Message from the Executive Board: On Friday, July 10th, the DEP sent us the proce...

DOT & Operator Qualification Updates
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
DOT Insurance – Signature Requested »
It has come to the NYC Subsurface Plumbers Association’s attention that there is a large flaw in the enforcement of Permit...
Thursday, July 16, 2020
DOT Insurance »
"It has come to the NYC Subsurface Plumbers Association’s attention that there is a large flaw in the enforcement of Permi...
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Guide to Local DOT CT 87 Compliance »
Click here for the MPC Guide to Local DOT CT 87 Compliance.
Friday, June 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
SME Gas Restoration and OQ Presentation from Con Edison »
Yesterday, at the Con Edison information session, Peter Giasemis presented SME Gas Restoration and OQ. Click here for his...
Friday, February 15, 2019
Operator Qualification Definitions »
US DOT DEFINITIONS FROM 49CFR PART 192 §192.3  DEFINITIONS. As used in this part: Active corrosion means...

Association & Industry News
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Education Courses Survey »
The MPC has been working hard to reopen our Robert John Daly Memorial Training Center to provide a variety of education co...
Friday, October 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Passing of Andrew Stern, Platsky »
It is with much sadness that I inform you of the passing of our member, Andrew Stern, of Platsky. Our thoughts and prayers...
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
From the FDNY: Test Cancelation for Month of October »
The following message was received from the FDNY: Good afternoon, Due to most recent developments of the covid-19 pande...
Friday, October 2, 2020
Mayor de Blasio Signs Bill to Expand Paid Safe and Sick Leave »
On September 28, Mayor de Blasio signed Intro 2032-2020, which amends the NYC Paid Safe and Sick Leave, into law....
Thursday, September 10, 2020
8-Hour Backflow Prevention Recertification Course »
The MPC is hosting an 8-Hour Backflow Prevention Recertification Course on Saturday, October 3rd from 8:00am to 4:30pm a...

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