Beulah facing water rate hike
Water company applies for 380% increase to cover improvements, but customers claim money was spent elsewhere
February 8, 2024
The water company that serves 32 customers in the Beulah area has applied for a significant increase to its monthly rates, causing many local residents to express strong concerns to the Public Service Commission.
The change would increase the amount each customer of Beulah Land Water LLC pays by just under $200 per month – a 380% hike on the current rate.
According to the application, the 32 regular customers connected to the system pay $50 per month at this time. Beulah Land Water, owned by Lenn Island, has requested an increase to $240.06 per month, in exchange for an unlimited supply o...