San Diego County Water Authority Challenges Water Rates
Monday, January 9, 2012
Aired 1/9/12 on KPBS Midday Edition.
A lawsuit is being heard in State court challenging the amount charged to San Diego water users by the Metropolitan Water district. San Diego would like changes in the rate structure, especially since rates have climbed 75 percent in recent years.
Denise Vedder, Senior Public Affairs Manager at the SD County Water Authority
The San Diego County Water Authority wants to change the way rates are structured by the Metropolitan Water District. But no one is talking about water rates going down anytime soon. We'll hear why the rates are up, even though consumption is down.