Kiowa City Council talks water rate structure increase to help pay for new waterlines
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April 7, 2021
As crews start replacing nearly 100-year-old waterlines in Kiowa, Kansas, the city council is taking care of adjusting the water rates structure to help pay for the project. The $6.2 million project replaces not only the lines in town but also pipe from Kiowa's water wells south of Sharon and south down Tri-City Road (about 10 miles). The project is funded with General Obligation Bonds, by water customers, USDA loans, etc.
At a special meeting at the end of March council members discussed water rates for their customers. They approved adjustment rate increases annually. City Administrator S...