Usually, the more water you utilize, the larger your monthly water bill.
However that hasn’t always held true. Back in the old days, people didn’t have water meters.
It isn’t really easy to encourage people to use less water if they can use as much as they desire without paying additional, though, so now most residential or commercial properties have meters, and heavy water users pay the rate.
Yet the battle over who pays exactly what for water continues, particularly when rate increases are revealed.
In this week’s San Diego Explained, NBC7’s Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego’s Ry Rivard highlight the history and politics behind your increasing water bill.
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This short article associates with: San Diego Explained, Government, Water