The Advisory Board has released the 2014 Water and Sewer Retail Rate Survey. This year, water and sewer retail rates increased by an average of 3.5% over the 2013 survey.*
For the last 28 years the Advisory Board has tracked the retail rate increases of the MWRA’s member communities as well as others in the Commonwealth and the nation. The Survey remains the Advisory Board’s most requested publication. Click here to see editions from prior years.
*Using the national industry standard of 90 thousand gallons/year.
The November 12, 2014 Board of Directors Discussion Highlights and Voting Summary are here!
Highlights of this meeting include:
- Approval of the Advisory Board’s recommendation to extend entrance fee payments related to System Expansion
- An update on the Lead and Copper rule compliance – MWRA has been under the lead action level for 19 straight rounds
Additional background and MWRA staff summaries for all topics can be found here.
In this edition of News and Notes:
- Governor Patrick 9cs (eliminates) Debt Service Assistance from FY15 State Budget
- MWRA Dedicates Water Treatment Facility in Ware in honor of Bill Brutsch