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Water Rates set to increase 4.3% in 2016. Sewer Rates to remain the same.
Effective January 1, 2016 the Water Consumptive Rate will increase 4.3% from $0.93 to $0.97 per unit. One (1) unit equals 748 gallons of water. The rate increase will help maintain funding for the two million dollars’ worth of capital improvement projects scheduled for the years 2016 and 2017 that were identified in our 2012 Water System Plan.
The improvements to wells, reservoirs and 125 miles of water lines are necessary for improving system reliability ensuring that high quality water is delivered to you without interruption. The water service Monthly Minimum Charge and Sewer Service Rates will not increase in 2016.
Click HERE to see the 2016 Water Service and Sewer Service Rates, Charges and Fees.
Water brings life to Asotin County
By: Tim Simpson, General Manager, Asotin County Public Utility District
The water system that serves Asotin County and the City of Clarkston had a signiﬁcant beginning in the late 1800s having been designed, promoted and ﬁnanced by important citizens of the day. The “big ditch” which in the summer of 1896, brought the ﬁrst stream of vitalizing liquid to the city of Clarkston and Asotin County then called Jawbone Flat) was the vision of such foresighted men as C.C. Van Arsdol, E.H. Libby, and Charles Francis Adams.
Cassius C. VanArsdol, the engineer, was later known nationally as “the foremost railway pathfinder on the American continent...
Click HERE to read the entire article featured in Water Matters Quarterly magazine.