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Water and sewer rates will go up next week on Oahu

By Star-Advertiser staff

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 25, 2014

~~<p>Oahu residents will pay more for sewer and water service come Tuesday as a result of rate hikes approved in previous years.</p>
<p>On the sewage side, both the monthly base fee and usage charge now collected by the city Department of Environmental Services are going up by 4 percent. Residents of single-family homes or duplexes will pay $68.39 in a monthly base fee and $4.08 for every 1,000 gallons. That's up from the current $65.76 base fee and $3.93 per 1,000 gallons. Consumers will continue to get a 20 percent irrigation credit for yard-watering, car-washing and other water uses that do not enter or affect the city's sewer system.</p>
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Oahu residents will pay more for sewer and water service come Tuesday as a result of rate hikes approved in previous years.

On the sewage side, both the monthly base fee and usage charge now collected by the city Department of Environmental Services are going up by 4 percent. Residents of single-family homes or duplexes will pay $68.39 in a monthly base fee and $4.08 for every 1,000 gallons. That's up from the current $65.76 base fee and $3.93 per 1,000 gallons. Consumers will continue to get a 20 percent irrigation credit for yard-watering, car-washing and other water uses that do not enter or affect the city's sewer system. Login for more...



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