As water district rates continue to climb, where’s the oversight?



Water rates in Calabasas, Agoura Hills, Westlake Village and Oak Park are on the rise again, expected to increase about $3 per month for the average user starting in January.
The incessant upward trend comes as no surprise. The two local districts—Las Virgenes Municipal Water District in Calabasas, Agoura and Westlake; and Oak Park Water Service in Oak Park—push their rates higher every year, sometimes twice a year.
It’s ironic that even in a recession, when commercial busines...

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