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Henrico board approves water rate hike

By Andy Jenks - bio | email

HENRICO COUNTY, VA (WWBT) - Water customers in Henrico County can expect to pay a few extra dollars on their utility bills.

The county board last night approved a 5 percent hike affecting water and sewer charges. The rate hike is effective July 1.

In Henrico, households are billed every two months. The average family of four would pay $6 more on each bill. A family of two would pay about $3 more. A single person would pay roughly $1.50 more.

The county is raising the rate to help maintain aging underground pipes.

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