A day after Wichita Falls city councilors approve a 53 percent water rate hike, businesses are figuring out how to adjust to the increase cost.
Tuesday morning, Wichita Falls city councilors voted to approve a water rate increase.
Wichita Falls water users could soon see a spike in their monthly bills.
Darron Leiker, the Wichita Falls city manager has released a lengthy statement on the proposed water rate increase.
Wichita Falls leaders say people have conserved water so well that city budget funds are coming up short, but that shortcoming may have an effect on your water bill.
Some Bowie residents are taking a stand against higher water rates, drought or no drought.
Wichita Falls leaders met Tuesday to plan for the future.
Water and sewer rates will increase by four percent.
Wichita Falls City Councilors will also discuss changes to the city's drought contingency plan at Tuesday's city council meeting.
Homeowners in Wichita Falls may soon be hit with a double-pronged increase as city officials are looking at a hike in the property tax rate, and also at hikes in water and sewer rates.