Rates on Houston's water will increase every year for the next five years

Jun 23, 2021

HOUSTON — Your water bill will be going up. Houston City Council on Wednesday approved a water hike proposal from the mayor.

Note: the video in this story is from a June 22 broadcast, before the vote happened

Rates on water and wastewater will increase every year for the next five years.

Of course, this is something many people don't want to hear, but it's not all bad news.


The initial planned for the higher cost to go into effect in July, but an amendment changed that to September.

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