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Cloquet water, sewer rates rising


January 17, 2020

Cloquet commercial and residential customers will see an increase in their city water rates this month, after the Cloquet City Council approved an increase to water and sanitary sewer rates at its Dec. 17 meeting.

According to the city’s website, the average residential customer could expect the monthly bill to increase by nearly $5.

Public Works Director Caleb Peterson explained the city did a rate study in 2017 and the increases were planned.

“They’re primarily influenced by infrastructure replacement projects for pipes, pumps and pump stations along with the water treatment plant,...

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