Rome to see a 9% increase in water and sewer rates

February 28, 2022–8:45 p.m.


The Rome City Commission approved a water and sewer rate hike during their Monday night meeting.

The rate schedule includes a 9% rate increase for water and sewer rates per unit and minimum charges.

An automatic 9% increase shall be applied each year effective January 1st for the following three years.

That will be followed by an automatic 3% increase to be applied each year effective January 1, 2026, for a period of six years ending on December 31, 2031. You can see the new rates and how they will affect you HERE.

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