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Aqua Ohio Water Rate Increase

Jan. 5, 2017 – In Ohio, approximately 140,000 residential customers are served by Aqua. Aqua is proposing a rate increase for its water service that if approved by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) could increase customers’ rates by 9.21 percent.

Fact Sheet - Aqua Ohio Water Rate Increase (PDF)


How much is a dripping faucet costing you?

Mar. 8, 2016 – A majority of consumers' water usage occurs indoors. Check faucets for leaks. Leaking faucets are a major source for wasting water. A small leak may not look like a problem, but you could be paying unnecessarily for many gallons of wasted water each month. 

To learn how much a dripping faucet is costing you


Aqua Ohio's Proposed Water Rate Increase - Marion Hearing

Marion, Ohio (July 2, 2014) – The city of Marion has requested and obtained a local public hearing from the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio on Aqua Ohio Water Co.’s  proposal to increase water service rates. Customers can provide comment at 6 p.m., July 9, at The Ohio State University Marion Campus, Guthery Community Room, 220 Maynard Hall.


Aqua Ohio's Proposed Rate Increase

Water bills could be going up for as many as 86,000 Aqua Ohio customers if the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) grants Aqua's request for a rate increase. In December 2013, Aqua Ohio asked for a rate increase of approximately 11.75 percent, or around $6.65 million. Of that increase, residential customers would have to pay $4.34 million for water service if Aqua's request is approved.


General Information

The Office of the Ohio Consumers' Counsel (OCC), your residential utility consumer advocate, offers information on how to read your water meter. You also can find information on how to reduce your water usage and possibly save money in the Water Conservation fact sheet.

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