Public has chance to weigh in on Fort Wayne water rate hike

The city wants to raise rates to cover the cost of replacing failing water mains.

Posted: Sep 10, 2018 9:12 PM
Updated: Sep 11, 2018 6:23 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - People will have a chance to weigh in on the city of Fort Wayne's proposed water rate increase.

The city wants to raise rates to cover the cost of replacing failing water mains.

Water rates could go up an average of $1.50 a month for the next five years.

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission is hosting a public hearing on the issue September 24.

The meeting starts at 6:00 p.m. at the Homestead High School auditorium.

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