By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – PWSA customers could see higher bills starting as early as next year.READ MORE: Report: Attorneys For Christian Bey Want Certain Evidence Suppressed In Criminal Trial
The reason why is a new “stormwater fee” could be included.
PWSA just filed a proposed settlement with the Public Utility Commission and rates would go up as a result.READ MORE: Butler Transit Authority Stops Local Service Due To Driver Shortage
The new fee would charge customers based on how much runoff their property generates.
Here is how the new fee would break down:
The average home would pay an additional $5.65/month next year, plus $1.44 the year after that.MORE NEWS: Federal Judge Dismisses Some Of The Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Against Ohio State And Dr. Richard Strauss
The PWSA says it needs extra revenue in order to improve its infrastructure.