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Chillicothe Water Rates to Go Up

Chillicothe Water Rates to Go Up

Chillicothe water customers should look for a 2-percent increase in water rates by March. Mayor Jack Everson said the increase is warranted based on estimates from Utilities Director Richard Johnson. 

 

"It does mandate that there was like a 9.3-percent increase in sewer and a 3.1-percent increase in cost of operations; cost to produce a million gallons is how we rate that," he said, "so it does reflect a need to let that ordinance pass and let that 2 percent go into place."

s mandate that there was like a 9.3 percent increase in sewer and a 3.1 percent

ase in cost of operations - cost to produce a million gallons is how we rate that," he said, "sit does reflect a need to let that ordinance pass and let that 2 percent go into plThe automatic increase occurs unless city council halts it or modifies it, which will be allowed to occur this spring.

 

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