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Southern California Edison And Others Expected To Raise Rates

Southern California Edison And Others Expected To Raise Rates

Southern California Edison, along with other electric utilities in Southern California including Pacific Gas & Electric and San Diego Gas & Electric are expected to raise monthly rates to maintain their profits in the face of the growth of rooftop solar installments, according to an article by The Desert Sun. Southern California Edison is the electric company servicing the entire ...

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Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District Discusses Sewer Rate Increase

Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District Discusses Sewer Rate Increase

Santa Clarita Valley sewage officials formally introduced a rate hike Monday of $16 each year for the next six years in order to pay for a state-mandated chloride-compliance plan. “The goal has been to protect the Santa Clarita Valley ratepayer from substantial fines,” said Grace Chan, chief engineer for the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District. The move ended the state’s Proposition 218 hearing process necessary for a rate change, which is expected to be approved at a Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District meeting next Monday at Santa Clarita City Hall.

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SCV Sanitation District Officials To Host City Hall Meeting Tonight

SCV Sanitation District Officials To Host City Hall Meeting Tonight

Facing a fast-approaching deadline for chloride compliance, Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District officials are hosting a public hearing Monday night at Santa Clarita City Hall. The 6 p.m meeting is a culmination of months of public outreach by officials seeking feedback on their plan to raise rates to pay for state-mandated chloride treatment. The SCV Sanitation District, which is responsible for the treatment of the local wastewater, proposed fee increases of approximately $17 per year over the next six years, said Dave Bruns, assistant head of financial management for the Sanitation Districts.

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Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District Discusses Rate-Hike Proposal

Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District Discusses Rate-Hike Proposal

Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District officials introduced a rate-hike proposal they’re hoping to have approved by June, district officials said Wednesday. At the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District board meeting, district staffers pitched fee increases of approximately $17 per year over the next six years, said Dave Bruns, assistant head of financial management for the Sanitation Districts. The district, which provides wastewater and solid waste management throughout Los Angeles County, is being mandated by the state to lower amount of chloride, or salt, in water flowing downstream to Ventura County from local treatment plants. The cost of the new infrastructure necessary to remove the salt is expected to cost upward of $250 million, which is the reason behind the rate increase being discussed, Bruns said.

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