The City of Tucson has approved another water rate increase.
It is set to take effect on July 1.
The $2.16 hike will raise the average household’s water bill to $45.60.
This is part of a series of annual increases of 5.5% expected until 2027, with residents projected to pay around $53.28 by 2026.
The city cites infrastructure maintenance and sustainability as reasons behind the rate hikes.
Efforts will be made to educate residents on water conservation.
Low-Income Assistance will continue to be provided to all qualified Tucson Water customers.
For more information visit City of Tucson Low Income Assistance Program.