New city water rates mean lower bills for most customers
July 31, 2019
Of The New Era
Sweet Home city councilors last week approved adjustments to the city’s water rates, which will provide a decrease in water bills for approximately 71 percent of the city’s residents and most businesses.
Residents who use 600 cubic feet or more of water each month will see an increase. At 600 cubic feet, residents will pay an additional $1.25 per month, with a total utility bill of $118.95. Commercial customers who use 100 or 200 cubic feet and industrial-bulk users using 100 cubic feet will see lower bills.
Nearly three-fourths of Sweet Home residents use 500 cubic fee...