Archive for October 2012
Why Are Abbotsford Residents Subsidizing Development & Other Water Users?
In my last blog post, I explained why I’m concerned with the water rates charged to residents. These rates appear to be excessive, unjustified, and unsustainable and collectively represent many millions of dollars. This post explains what the City did with the money that was collected from residents. The surplus funds have been used to…Read More
Are Residents Being Overcharged For Water – You Be The Judge!
Many residents were upset to learn that their water bills were projected to rise from an average of $349 per year to $550 per year – a 58% increase – if the Stave Lake Project was approved. This was on top of unprecedented increases over the previous 5 years. In 2007, residential water rates were…Read More