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Monticello to raise water rates Friday
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MADISON - After 15 years without a rate increase, the Monticello Water Utility will hike rates by 75 percent for residential customers Friday, according to documents filed with the Public Service Commission. Average residential customers currently paying $19.33 monthly for 3,000 gallons of water will pay $33.75 for the same amount of water under the new rates. Rates for multifamily, commercial, industrial and public authority customers will increase between 49 and 73 percent depending on customer class and usage, according to the PSC rate order.