Ottawa’s new water rate structure has a few leaks
Ottawa Citizen

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By Erwin Dreesen, Ottawa Citizen, October 24, 2016

Four things stand out after the City of Ottawa’s environment committee unanimously approved a new water, wastewater and stormwater fee structure last Tuesday.

1. The very low water user will get shafted. “Kim, from Westboro,” as she is named in the staff documents, who uses just five cubic metres of water a month (compared to an average of 16 c/m per household), will see her bill go up from $20 a month to $33.

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