The Philadelphia Water Department has proposed a water and sewage rate increase of 28.5% over less than three years, meaning customers would pay about $196 more per year.
Read this flyer for more information and to find out how you can speak up.
Read this article from the Philadelphia Inquirer, featuring CLS' Thu Tran, about the fight to prevent this increase.
If you'd like to make your voice heard, come to one of the following public hearings.
Northwest Philadelphia - Tuesday, July 10, 6-8 p.m., Roxborough Memorial Hospital - 5800 Ridge Ave.
Northeast Philadelphia - Thursday, July 12, 6-8 p.m., Holy Family College, Campus Center Conference Room 115 - 9801 Frankford Ave.
North Philadelphia - Monday, July 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m., YMCA - 1400 N. Broad St. (Broad and Master St.)
West Philadelphia - Tuesday, July 17, 6:30-8:30 p.m., White Rock Baptist Church - 5240 Chestnut St.