Water district set for big rate increase, thanks to drought | March 6, 2015 | Mountain View Voice | Mountain View Online |

Mountain View Voice

News - March 6, 2015

Water district set for big rate increase, thanks to drought

Mountain View's neighbor cities criticize water district's "unfair" taxes

by Kevin Forestieri

Calling it the most "severe drought in California's history," the Santa Clara Valley Water District is poised to increase water rates following a depletion of groundwater supplies and a growing need to buy water from other, more expensive sources.

This story contains 1043 words.

Stories older than 90 days are available only to subscribing members. Please help sustain quality local journalism by becoming a subscribing member today.

If you are already a subscriber, please log in so you can continue to enjoy unlimited access to stories and archives. Subscriptions start at $5 per month and may be cancelled at any time.

Log in     Subscribe

Email Kevin Forestieri at kforestieri@mv-voice.com


Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

All your news. All in one place. Every day.



On Friday, October 11, join us at the Palo Alto Baylands for a 5K walk, 5K run, 10K run or half marathon! All proceeds benefit local nonprofits serving children and families.

Register now