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.