Kent County Sewer Rate Increase
Although City of Harrington water and sewer rates have not been raised, customers will see an increase in the Kent County sewer treatment portion of their utility bills starting with the September 30 bill. The new rate has changed from $2.34 to $2.58 per 1,000 gallons effective July 1, 2019. The Kent County rate increase is related to operational and maintenance costs at the wastewater treatment facility and is the first rate increase since 2008.
The extra $.24 on the Kent County sewer treatment rate means that the average customer using 15,000 gallons of water a quarter will be charged an additional $3.60 per quarter.
Tags: Harrington Utility Rates, Kent County, Sewer