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Ruling Against Tiered Water Rates Puts 'Straitjacket' On Local Government, Brown Says

SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com/AP) — A California appeals court has ruled that San Juan Capistrano’s tiered water rates are unconstitutional.

The 4th District Court of Appeal ruling Monday could have broader implications for other cities that use similar pricing structures to encourage conservation. 490 more words


Water Rates Marked Up 515% In Dearborn Heights.

Following is the actual markup of 1 Residential Billed Unit (rounded)

The City pays a total per unit of $1.42 ($0.77 (disposal) + (fresh water) $0.65) 623 more words

Dearborn Heights City

Water and Sewage Rates with 15% added for liability, maintenance and repair.

Via email an investigation by Suzanne Todd it’s come to light that the City of Dearborn Heights might just be charging the residents a wee too much. 194 more words

Dearborn Heights City

Drought Forcing Water Price Hikes As Much As 33 Percent For Bay Area Residents

SAN JOSE (CBS/AP) — San Francisco Bay Area residents face price hikes for water as the drought continues.

Three of the area’s largest water agencies have rate hikes of up to a third on their agendas. 96 more words


Residents Express Concern, Need For Affordable Water Rates During Public Meeting

DETROIT (WWJ) – The first of three public hearings were held Wednesday at water department headquarters.

Detroit Water Board members got an earful from the public over proposed rate increases. 231 more words


Santa Monica Residents Facing Big Jump In Water Rates

SANTA MONICA (CBSLA.com) — Santa Monica’s water rates could increase increase by nearly 80 percent over the next five years according to a proposal that is currently under consideration by the City Council, and that’s not sitting well with residents. 304 more words