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No Increase In Water Rates In Bluewater, For Now

Bluewater councillors will be looking for input from residents on what to do with water and waste water costs, following the finalizing of the budget.

At a presentation this week from B. M. Ross,  council learned that the fees for waste water are not covering the operating costs. As a result, the municipality is dipping into reserves to cover that while the water rates are covering costs and creating a small surplus.

Mayor Tyler Hessel says a motion was passed to approve the report with no rate increase so they could renew their licence.

But shortly after the budget is finalized, the municipality would hold a public meeting to discuss water and waste-water rates in the future.