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Park Rapids water rates to increase

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     Park Rapids will likely raise water rates starting in 2014 to help pay for a water treatment plant that should be operational next year.


     City engineer Brian Hiles said that he has figured out some different scenarios to increase the water rate. A higher increase in the base rate or usage rate can change the way customers’ bills are affected.

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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal.
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