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Lodi water fees could rise

Funds from proposed rate hike would be used to release more wastewater for ag use

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Posted: Wednesday, October 9, 2013 12:00 am

In an effort to send less of Lodi’s wastewater into the Delta, city officials are looking at raising wastewater fees for city residents.

Lodi City Council members will be briefed on the proposed rate hikes at an early morning meeting on Oct. 15. The Lodi Department of Public Works has not released information on how big the rate increase will be, but next week’s meeting is open to the public.

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2 comments:

  • Joanne Bobin posted at 10:06 pm on Thu, Oct 10, 2013.

    Joanne Bobin Posts: 4488

    This is really interesting since the city has already implemented its plans to tie waste water charges to METERED water use.

    Supposedly, the charge for waste water is tied to winter water usage - some type of average.

    I currently pay 43.05 - have no idea how this number is calculated. Ridiculous.

     
  • Larry Hamilton posted at 1:01 pm on Wed, Oct 9, 2013.

    Larry Hamilton Posts: 53

    Who has 7 bedrooms?

     
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