Thursday, January 21, 2010

DWSD Water and Sewer Rates to Increase (Again)

DWSD's rate consultant, Bart Foster, reports that declining water consumption is the key variable driving this year's proposed 9.5% in Metro-Detroit water and sewer rates.  Declining revenue was also a key factor in DWSD's decision last year to delay construction of new water mains into Genesee County. The other critical factor was Genesee County's announced plans to build their own water system.   

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