Drowning in high bills while reserves grow fat

editorial

The drought is not just turning our lawns brown and depleting our reservoirs, it is depleting our pocketbooks as well.
The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District last week approved five more years of water and sewer rate hikes starting in January, mainly because of the higher price LVMWD must pay for its wholesale supplies.
Consumers will sadly discover that while they are using less water­— a very commendable 35 percent less—their bills will probably be higher. It’s an unfortu...

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