Water rate increase proposed for Bernalillo County residents

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Bernalillo County residents could soon see their water bills go up.

The Water Authority is proposing a 5 percent increase. The increase would raise the average homeowners’ monthly bill from $45 to $48 in the winter and $47 to $50 in the summer.

The board will take up the proposal next month.

If approved, the rate increase would go into effect July 1.

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