Major increase in water rates stirs debate (CA)

The rate hikes will vary widely, though, depending on the customer. Some homeowner associations, for instance, would see rates jump by more than 50 percent if they continue using the same amount of water – a change that for some neighborhoods would translate into paying thousands of dollars more in water bills over the coming months. Those increased payments could in turn force HOAs to raise association dues.       Read the article…………….