Wilmington has increased its water/sewer rates by 5.7%. (Pixabay photo from Unsplash)

Wilmington water bills going up. And up. And up. And up.

Ken MammarellaBusiness, Headlines

Wilmington in July increased its water/sewer rates for its customers in the city and the suburbs. And it‚Äôs planning to increase them in 2024. And 2025. And 2026. ‚ÄúWater/sewer rates increased on July 1 by 5.7% for all categories of our customers (city and non-city),‚ÄĚ said John Rago, deputy chief of staff for Mayor Mike Purzycki. ‚ÄúThe projected increases for …

Veolia has filed for a rate increase for New Castle County water customers. (Photo by Jacek Dylag on Unsplash)

Veolia work would raise average monthly bill $4.51

Ken MammarellaBusiness, Headlines

Veolia on Thursday filed a $43 million infrastructure plan with the Delaware Public Service Commission. If the commission grants the request in full, the average residential water bill for Veolia customers in New Castle County would go up $4.51 per month. With additional infrastructure investments on the horizon, the company, which serves more than 100,000 Delawareans, has also proposed a …

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Veolia surprises customers with credit in water bills

Ken MammarellaBusiness, Headlines

A mega-deal among two large French companies that operate a lot of local water systems has resulted in a one-time credit for Delaware customers and a bunch of other commitments. Veolia‚Äôs merger with Suez had to go through various regulatory agencies, including the Delaware Public Service Commission, which approved the credit in November and ordered Veolia to include it in …