RCUD Raises Water Rates 20%

Submitted by WhitesCreek on February 18, 2014 - 8:28am.

I'm really curious to see a balance sheet for RCUD. The fixed costs must be massive for the numbers to require a 20% rate increase when you reduce your cost of goods 20% even as your sales drop by a similar amount.

The increase makes the current minimum of $25.90 for the first 1,500 gallons go up to $31.08.

The next tier, which is currently $9.45 per 1,000 gallons up to 50,000 gallons will go to $11.34 per 1,000 gallons.

The final tier, for customers using anything more than 50,000 gallons is $11.20 per 1,000 gallons currently and will go up to $13.44.

Link...


Sad

Just read entire piece in the paper. 1) Sad that no customers attended the meeting. It was held a week earlier than normal, so that might be the reason. Perhaps more will try to attend now. 2) Was surprised that the RCN actually covered the meeting.

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.