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Why the water rates are so high


Last updated 1/17/2008 at Noon

I paid $93,060.95 into my pension fund for 18 years of service with San Diego City. FPUD’s employees pay nothing into their individual pension plans. FPUD’s ratepayers (us) pay each FPUD employee’s equivalent $93,060.95 retirement co-pay via high water rates.

This huge expense against ratepayers was allowed by FPUD’s directors. Why?

FPUD’s water rates in 1999 are compared to FPUD’s present water rates below:

1999 rates

Domestic & Commercial

First 10,000 gals/month: $1.77/kgal

Over 10,000 gals/month: $1.97/kgal

Monthly Service charge (D-L/D-C-M-R)

Three-quarter-inch meter...

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