Water Rates Will Double For Fresnans
FRESNO, Calif. (KMPH) —
Expect to dig deeper in your wallet the next time you pay your water bill.
Late Thursday night, Fresno City Council members voted to approve a $410 million water rate project.
Water rates will double over the next four years under the approval.
The extra money will be used to build a southeast Fresno surface water treatment plant, make repairs to pipelines and water wells.
Prior to the vote, during the 4-hour meeting, Fresnan's voiced their opposition to the measure.
In the end, it passed by a vote of 5 to 2, with council members Sal Quintero and Clint Olivier voting against the proposal.