DENVER (CBS4)– Denver Water customers will see a bigger number on their statement in order to fund upgrades and new projects.

The reason for the rate hike comes amid growth in the Denver metro area.

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Denver Water says most people will see their monthly bills increase by about 55 cents a month.

Suburban customers who live outside of Denver and get water from Denver Water from one of 65 distributors can see their bills increase between $1.90 and $3.40 a month.

(credit: Denver Water)

The increases take effect in February 2019.

  1. Dave Barnes says:

    Holy Smoke.
    I am going to go broke.
    “If you’re like most residential customers who have a 3/4-inch meter, the fixed monthly charge will increase from $15.39 to $15.94 per month.”