Cheney council approves new water rates
Changes include flat rate per housing unit, plus 9-cent increase in usage fees
By BECKY THOMAS
New water rates are coming for Cheney residents and renters.
The Cheney City Council voted unanimously to approve changes to the water rates charged to consumers at its Tuesday, Aug. 28 meeting.
The move creates a flat rate of $8.26 for residential water users—both single family homes and individual apartment units will be charged the same base rate. Water consumption will be billed at $1 per 100 cubic feet of use.
The new structure replaces a single family residential rate o...