From Friday's Blade and talked about on WSPD today.
Toledo-area residents face the prospect of higher water rates, while those who live in the city also could be on the verge of paying more for sewage service.
Under a rate-hike plan submitted yesterday to Toledo City Council, water rates would increase by 4.5 percent a year in 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010. Sewer rates would increase by 9.9 percent a year during the same period.
Many Toledo suburbs buy their water from Toledo. Suburban customers pay the city