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Water and sewer rates to increase in Walnut Ridge

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
WALNUT RIDGE, AR (KAIT) -

Sewer and water rates will rise in Walnut Ridge.

The city council passed an ordinance on Monday that raised sewer and water rates in the city.

Water rates will rise $4.38, and sewage rates will go up $1.80.

The reason for the increase is the city lost $33,775.05 last year.

The raise is to offset the rising cost of labor and equipment expenses.

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