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L.A. water, power rate increase approved

April 10, 2008 11:18:31 AM PDT
The Los Angeles City Council has approved a rate increase for the Department of Water and Power.Rates will go up an average of $7.25 a month by the summer of 2009.

The price hikes are expected to bring in an additional $2 million.

The Council also increased subsidies 20 percent to help low-income customers pay their bills.


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