Manchester City Council members recently passed the third and final reading of an ordinance that will raise water and sewer rates.

The water base rate will increase from $5.93 per month to $6.04 per month for standard 3/4-inch meters. Water charges will increase by 2%, increasing from $3.15 to $3.21 per 1,000 gallons of water consumption.

The sewer base rate will increase by 1%, from $11.08 per month to $11.19. Sewer charges will increase by 1%, from $6.13 to $6.19 per 1,000 gallons of water consumption.

Residents can expect to see the new rates reflected on their June 30 bill.

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