Water rates up as of Canada Day

You’re paying more for water as of Saturday.

The Utility and Review Board has approved CBRM’s application to amend its rates for water…first increase since 2013.

For unmetered customers, the rate hike is 15.9% this year, 2.9% next year and 3.4% the year after. For 5/8” meter residential customers, this year’s hike is 14.8%. For all other homes on meters, it’s 16.5% this year.