Water Conservation Surcharge Renewal For Your Bill

Water Treatment PlantJoin us at the April 10th UNA Meeting. We’ll have Clay Monroe from Public Utilities speaking on the Water Surcharge. Find out what it’s all about and what the costs and benefits are.

On April 22nd Riverside Public Utilities is going to City Council for approval of the renewal of the Water Conservation Surcharge on all retail water customer bills.  The is a 1.5% charge applied to the water usage portion of the bill for all residential and commercial water customers.  Over the past ten years this charge has funded conservation programs, education programs, staffing and sponsorships for all  water use efficiency related items at RPU saving over 9 billion gallons of water and 20 million metric tons of GHG emissions.

 The details on the meeting are listed below. I have also attached an appointment

Who: Riverside Public Utilities / The City of Riverside

What: Water Conservation Surcharge Renewal

When: Tuesday April 22nd, 2014 at 6:30 pm

Where: Riverside City Council Chamber

Ryan Bullard Sustainability Officer l Principal Account Manager 951-826-5817 rbullard@riversideca.gov

California Proposition 218

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Proposition_218_%281996%29

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