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Water Rate Change Hearing December 15, 2015

The District will be holding a public hearing regarding changes in the water rates for customers of Rainbow MWD on December 15, 2015 at 1:00 PM.   The hearing will be held in the District's board room at 3707 Old Highway 395.  A special notice about the rate hearing has been mailed to all property owners in the District as well as water ratepayers who are responsible for the water bill but are not the land owner.  This notice has specific information about the water rate changes that all ratepayers should review.  Should the new rates be approved they will go into effect on January 1, 2016.

A copy of the notice can be downloaded here:

Water Rate Change Notice.pdf

The notice contains information about how property owners and ratepayers can protest the proposed changes.   All protests must be received in writing by the date of hearing.   Additional information about the protest process is included with the notice.


A copy of the Potable Water Cost of Service Study can be downloaded here:

Rainbow Municipal Water District Water Rate Study - Executive Summary.pdfRainbow Municipal Water District Rate Study Report.pdf

On October 27, 2015 Raftelis Financial Consultants presented the results of their Potable Water Cost of Service study along with proposed water rate changes to the RMWD Board of Directors.   A copy of this detailed presentation is available here:

Raftelis Presentation to RMWD Board 10-27-2015.pdf


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