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Well, that was about one (1) month ago and just as predicted then, Illinois American Water Company is now raising rates by, oh about $3.00 per month. By the way - we still gotta pay that garbage fee, which increased from $6 to $13 in January. AND aren't we now looking at seeing a fuel tax increase? These extra fees just continue to add to the many wonderful reasons we already have to live, shop, matriculate and/or work in the City of Peoria.
Illinois American Water rates on the rise
Illinois American Water customers will soon be paying more for their water service.
The increase means Peoria residents will pay an extra $3 a month, and Pekin customers will see a $3.50 increase; resulting in an estimated $17.9 million in additional annual revenue for the company.
A spokesperson says after the 11 month process, the increase is less than what American Water officials asked for. The new rates will take affect on or around Oct. 1.
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