Water rates in Laurel are going up - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Water rates in Laurel are going up

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) Residents of the City of Laurel will see an increase on October's water bill.

Rates in the city increased $5.30. Residents who live outside the city limits but receive city water will be paying an additional $17 a month.

An additional $16.50 is also being charged on garbage rates.

City officials said the monthly increase is based on all expenses the city is accruing while making repairs to the dilapidated water sewer system.

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