By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority could possibly be raising its rates.READ MORE: Pa. Game Commission Issues Executive Order To Protect Wild Rabbits, Hares From Disease
They filed a request with the Public Utility Commission to increase rates to increase revenue by $32 million, or 17% over two years.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Cold Front Passes, Sunshine And Warmer Temperatures Return
That increase also includes a new “stormwater” fee.
According to the PWSA says the extra money and revenue would fund improvements to the safety and reliability of the water system.MORE NEWS: 4 Teens Accused Of Plotting Attack At A Pennsylvania High School On Columbine Anniversary
Any changes or increase in rates would not take effect until early 2022 if approved.