July 12, 2013

Water Rates increase

Framingham residences are now going to pay more for water. Sadly this is a results of customers using less water. Somehow this see a negative encouragement of conserving water usage: (From Boston.com)

The average family in Framingham will pay a combined $196 more annually for water and sewer, or 16 percent, thanks to a newly imposed rate hike. Selectmen voted in implement the increases on Tuesday.
Town Manager Robert Halpin said there were two factors that account for the increase: Residents are consuming less water, and a consent decree to update the town’s water and sewer infrastructure.

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