By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority could possibly be raising its rates.READ MORE: Just Hanging Out: Butler County Man Twice Catches Bear On Camera In His Yard
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: Pennsylvania Ending Extended Jobless Benefits, Unemployment Rate Falls Below 5%
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: Hundreds March Through Pittsburgh In Solidarity With Palestine
Any changes or increase in rates would not take effect until early 2022 if approved.