Water rates rising in Big Lakes


Staff member
Water rates have officially increased in Big Lakes County, short of cost recovery.

At its regular meeting Jan. 13, council adopted a bylaw to raise the water rate to $6.05 per cubic meter from $5.45.

The rate is just over an 11 per cent increase.

The new fee is still far below the full recovery cost of about $7.50 per cubic meter, says Heather Nanninga, director of corporate services.

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