Notice of Application
KENSINGTON WATER AND
POLLUTION CONTROL CORPORATION
APPLICATION TO INCREASE WATER
& SEWER RATES & CHARGES
that the Kensington
Water and Pollution Control Corporation has filed an application for
approval to implement metered water and sewer rates, effective January
proposes to charge
unmetered water customers an annual customer charge of $13.95, plus a
combined base and usage charge of $231.58 per unit. Metered water
customers will be billed annually a customer charge of $13.95, a base charge
of $192.14 per unit, and a usage charge of $1.36 per 1,000 Imperial gallons.
customers will be charged an annual customer charge of $14.55, plus a
combined base and usage charge of $324.23 per unit. Metered sewer
customers will be billed annually a customer charge of $14.55, a base charge
of $245.06 per unit, and a usage charge of $2.73 per 1,000 Imperial gallons.
If approved, the annual
residential unmetered water rate will increase from $170.00 per year to
$245.53 per year. Residential unmetered sewer rates will increase from
$125.00 per year to $338.78.
A metered customer
consuming 75,000 Imperial gallons and billed 2.0 units per year would see
their overall water rate increase from $340.00 to approximately $500.00 and
their sewer rate would increase from $250.00 to roughly $709.00 per year.
The Utility also proposes
to alter its billing frequency from once a year to once a month.
COPIES OF THE APPLICATION
and information provided by Kensington in support of its proposal can be
obtained by contacting the Utility at the address below. The application can
be obtained by clicking
here (3036 KB pdf
IF YOU WISH TO COMMENT
on the application, you may write to the Commission at the address below.
Comments must be received by Friday, December 19, 2008 in order to be
Following receipt of
written comments, the Commission will determine the necessity of a public
hearing into this matter. Additional information can be obtained by
Chief Administrative Officer
Kensington Water and
Pollution Control Corporation
P. O. Box 418
Kensington, PE C0B 1M0
Tel 836-3781 Fax: 836-3741
Island Regulatory and Appeals
P.O. Box 577
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7L1
Tel 892-3501 Fax 566-4076
Toll Free 1-800-501-6268
at Charlottetown, this 24th day of November, 2008.
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