Water, Sewer Rates Going Up In Greenville

By: Bill Wilson
By: Bill Wilson

Water and sewer rates in Greenville are going up May 1st.

Water rates will go up 4.4%, while sewer rates jump 14% for the typical customer.

Greenville Utilities Board of Commissioners approved the hike last night.

GUC says the rate hike will add approximately $4.47 a month to the average customer's bill.

The utility says increased prices for fuel, supplies, materials and insurance have impacted their costs.

GUC says even with the rate hike, water bills in Greenville are still below those of other water systems, including Bell Arthur, Wilson, Cary and Kinston.

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  • by Keith on Mar 26, 2008 at 09:11 AM
    They already nickel and dime us to death anyway. I just don't know what to do anymore.
  • by MAD Location: Gville on Mar 26, 2008 at 07:08 AM
    As if Gville Util doesnt already get enough of our money.

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