Philadelphia Water Rates Go Up In 2013

According to CBS News, ” Philadelphia’s water commissioner has set new water, sewer and stormwater rates that go into effect on Jan. 1, 2013″.

Rates rise on 17.5% over three years.

This settlement between the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) and Community Legal Services (CLS) — the public advocate appointed to represent residential customers — together with other parties in the rate case addresses the PWD’s revenue requirements and allocation of costs among residential, commercial and industrial customers.

Philadelphia Water Department rates are still among the lowest in the region.

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