Notice of Application
SOURIS SEWER AND WATER
APPLICATION TO INCREASE WATER
& SEWER RATES
that the Souris
Sewer and Water Utility Corporation has filed an application requesting
increases to its annual water and sewer rates to be phased in over a
3-year period, effective October 1, 2009.
proposes the following
rates for unmetered customers, per unit, per year:
Type of Service
Oct 1, 2009
Oct 1, 2010
Oct 1, 2011
The Utility is proposing
the same percentage of increases in metered rates over the next three
years as well; however, the impact varies depending on the type and size of the
metered service and the amount of a customer’s annual consumption.
For example, based on the
proposal, a 5/8" metered water and sewer customer consuming 250 cubic metres
per year would see their overall annual rate increase from $272.71 to
approximately $450.21 in three years. Metered customers wanting to know more
details on the rate proposal should contact the Utility at the address
TO VIEW THE APPLICATION
and information filed by the Utility in support of proposal, click
here (230 KB pdf file)
IF YOU WISH TO COMMENT
on the application, please write to the Commission at the address provided.
Written comments must be received no later than Friday, August 14, 2009.
FOLLOWING PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE
Commission will commence its review and analysis of the Utility’s suggested
THE NECESSITY OF A PUBLIC
will be decided by the Commission following its initial review of the filing
and the written comments received concerning this application. If a public
hearing is to be held, a Notice of Hearing will be published. Otherwise, the
Commission will finalize its review and issue an Order in writing. Any
Orders issued in this matter will be published on the website at
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Souris Sewer and Water Utility Corporation
P. O. Box 628
Souris, PE C0A 2B0
The Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission
Re: Souris Rate Filing
P.O. Box 577
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7L1
Tel 892-3501 Fax 566-4076
Toll Free 1-800-501-6268
at Charlottetown, this 27th day of July, 2009.
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