PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia Water Department wants customers to pay more money for the next two years. As part of the rate hike requests, the typical customer would pay almost $8 more per month beginning in September.
We’re told the average bill would then cost about $74 a month.READ MORE: Philadelphia Students To Remain Virtual As Mediation Process Between School District, Teachers' Union On Phased Reopening Nearing End Delaware County Company Develops 'The Hurricane,' Device Using UVC Technology To Kill Coronavirus
The monthly increase would be about $4 starting in 2022, bringing the typical bill to $78.MORE NEWS: Fourth Bucks County Resident, Raechel Genco, Arrested For Alleged Role In Capitol Riot
The Rate Board still has to approve any price hikes.