Water service fee increases in Petersburg

From NBC12 News

PETERSBURG, VA (NBC12) - It's going to cost you more for water service in Petersburg. City Council voted to increase several fees, including the reconnect fee.

It's now $10 but, starting in january of next year the price will double to $20. The fee to remove a meter for unauthorized use will triple from $25 to $75.

City leaders say the price hike is necessary especially since an increase hasn't been implemented since 1981.

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