|Water rate hike passes|
By Doug Rainey Newark City Council members approved a hefty 35 percent water rate increase for both residents and non-residents. That is on top of a rate ..
| Nassau communities pay highest water rates, face hike|
Pennsylvania-based Aqua is proposing a 27 percent rate hike for the fire districts it serves. The legislators urged their constituents to attend a meeting ...
| PUC to probe water rate hike request|
The Commission voted 5-0 to investigate the proposed $281927 (68.9 percent) increase for water revenues and the proposed $318297 (45.5 percent) increase for ...
| Customers Protest Water Rates Amid Conflicting Reports|
Bell Gardens Sun
By Elizabeth Hsing-Huei Chou, EGP Staff Writer Some customers are balking at the latest water rate hikes from the Central Basin Municipal Water District and ...
| Residents facing a utilities rate hike|
Tampa Bay Newspapers
29 Pinellas County Commissioners will meet to decide how much more they will charge the cities for water and sewer services. The new rate hike becomes ...
Friday, August 28, 2009
Water Rate Hikes: The New Normal?
Five news reports out today highlight the increasingly frequent answer to water scarcity caused by aging water distribution infrastructure, growing populations, drought and changing precip patterns; rising water rates.
These are just the stories published today, and it wasn't a particularly heavy water news day. So if you're getting hit with rate increases, click here to find out the easiest and most effective way to reduce your bill, and your water footprint.