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Council Proposes Water and Sewer Rate Increases 


Long showers, green lawns, freshly laundered clothes—these are the luxuries that come with affordable water and sewer rates. But what if those rates weren't so affordable, or if you could save money by using less?

In a work session tonight, members of the Budget Committee and City Council discussed possible water and sewer rate increases to cover the cost of pending infrastructure improvements, such as the membrane filtration plant.

Up for consideration were a variety of options ranging from 4.2 to 9 percent for sewer and 3.8 to 5 percent for water, to go into effect July 1. The highest rate increase would lead to a combined increase, on average, of $5.38.

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Erin Rook

Erin is the Source Weekly's Associate Editor. Before moving to Bend in 2013, Erin worked as a writer and editor for publications in Portland including PQ Monthly and Just Out. He has also written for the Willamette Week, El Hispanic News, Travel Portland, OUT City, Boston magazine and the Taunton Daily Gazette...
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