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Viewpoint - April 9, 2021

Not just a drop in the bucket

Proposed water service rate hikes unfair for many Menlo Park families

by Jay Siegel

Menlo Park Municipal Water (MPMW) provides water to roughly half of the city of Menlo Park and is planning to introduce new water rates. A water service rates public hearing notice has been mailed to all property owners and mailboxes in the MPMW district. They are proposing a new three-tier set of increasing water rates as "... the best compromise between fairness and the promotion of water conservation."

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Jay Siegel is a Menlo Park resident.