If you conserve water, you could soon be paying more under Ottawa's new flat rate - Ottawa - CBC News

By Kate Porter, CBC News Ottawa, October 3, 2016

A long-awaited report from City of Ottawa staff recommends changes to how the city charges for drinking water, takes away sewage, and deals with water from big storms.

While the city promises that most households will see hardly any change on their bills, those who use very little water will see their bills go up while those that consume a lot of water could pay less.

That's because the amount charged on water bills will no longer be based solely on how much water a home or business consumes.


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