Cheney water rates to go up
City Council modifies study recommendations and approves second increase of 2019
Last updated 8/15/2019 at 10:47am
Cheney water rates are going up — again.
City Council members voted unanimously at their July 23 meeting to approve a 10 cent increase in usage rates from $1.47 per 100 cubic feet (CF) of water — about 748 gallons — to $1.57/100 CF. The change also comes with a new, tiered water usage rate for residential customers who use 3,000 cubic feet or more per month. Customers exceeding this will be charged an additional $3.14 per 100 CF.
As an example, a customer using up to 4,000 cubic feet would be billed $47.10 for the first 3,000 feet, and an additional $31.40 for the final 1,000 cubic fe...