Leadership

Water Rates at Sandusky.

Issue 4 and Volume 50.

Water Rates at Sandusky. Sandusky, O., appears to be unduly exercised about its water rates. Investigation by its officials shows that the rates are higher than some other cities, and lower than others. However, cities where the rates are lower, there are no filter plants such as Sandusky possesses, so that the latter’s higher rates only cover the extra cost of filtration. Sandusky has a flat unmetered service rate for domestic use of $7 a year. For sprinkling service, $1.40 extra is charged. The minimum meter service schedule which a consumer will have to pay, whether or not he uses an amount equal to the charge is as follows: Meter For water in amount of 30,000 gallons or less per quarter, a charge of 10 cents per 100 gallons is charged. For water in amount of 60,000 gallons or less per quarter, a charge of 10 cents per 1,000 gallons…

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