Water Rates

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Ruling Against Tiered Water Rates Puts ‘Straitjacket’ On Local Government, Brown Says

A California appeals court has ruled that San Juan Capistrano’s tiered water-rates are unconstitutional.

04/20/2015

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Santa Monica Residents Facing Big Jump In Water Rates

Santa Monica’s water rates could increase increase by nearly 80 percent over the next five years according to a proposal that is currently under consideration by the City Council, and that’s not sitting well with residents.

02/13/2015

CBS2 Investigative reporter David Goldstein confronts Maurice Levin who reportedly owes the DWP $56,000 in back rent. (credit: CBS)

DWP Let $2.4 Million Go Uncollected, Now Wants Rate Hike

After failing to collect millions in past-due payments from property owners — including from the husband of one of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s top administrators — the DWP wants to raise rates for water and power on all Angelenos,

07/12/2012